Voracious meaning

vô-rā'shəs, və-
The definition of voracious is someone or something very greedy or eager.

An example of voracious is a person eating three servings more than anyone else at a dinner party.

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Consuming or eager to consume great amounts of food; ravenous.
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Having or marked by a strong desire for an activity or pursuit.

A voracious reader.

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Greedy in eating; devouring or eager to devour large quantities of food; ravenous; gluttonous.
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Very greedy or eager in some desire or pursuit; insatiable.

A voracious reader.

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Wanting or devouring great quantities of food.
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Having a great appetite for anything (e.g., a voracious reader).
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Origin of voracious

From Latin vorāx vorāc- from vorāre to swallow, devour