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英语解释:greedy and grasping, especially for money, and sometimes willing to use unscrupulous means to obtain what is desired
Those were not the consideration that drove this rapacious beast from his den into the open!
A rapacious person is a greedy person always wanting more money and goods than they really need. A rapacious person is never satisfied with the goods and possessions they have, but want more and more. A rapacious money lender always looks to earn more and more money.
- The landlords of the past were rapacious. Their thirst for wealth was never ending, and this led to their causing a lot of trouble to the laborers who worked for them.
- The way the tiger killed the deer and ate mouthfuls of the whole flesh showed how rapacious the tiger was. Even after this it was looking for another prey.