Synonyms for (adjective) voracious

Synonyms: edacious, rapacious, ravening, ravenous, esurient, wolfish, voracious

Definition: devouring or craving food in great quantities

Usage: edacious vultures; a rapacious appetite; ravenous as wolves; voracious sharks

Similar words: gluttonous

Definition: given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink

Usage: over-fed women and their gluttonous husbands; a gluttonous debauch; a gluttonous appetite for food and praise and pleasure


Synonyms: rapacious, ravening, voracious

Definition: excessively greedy and grasping

Usage: a rapacious divorcee on the prowl; ravening creditors; paying taxes to voracious governments

Similar words: acquisitive

Definition: eager to acquire and possess things especially material possessions or ideas

Usage: an acquisitive mind; an acquisitive society in which the craving for material things seems never satisfied