Definition Of grasping


greedy; avaricious.

grasping, power-hungry individuals

seize and hold firmly.

she grasped the bottle

Example Of grasping

  • A grasping and greedy ethos seems to be what grips most of our citizens.

  • And I know what it feels like to want quietly and graspingly for unknown things.

  • Envy is a graspingness for self. Greed is a graspingness for life.

  • Have you never been driven to distraction by a grasping building contractor?

  • He has been transformed from a grasping , selfish, small-time operator into a decent fellow who now plays a game of ludo with the rejuvenated elders.

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