Synonyms of grasping in English:


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1‘a grasping corporate executive’

avaricious, acquisitive, greedy, rapacious, grabbing, usurious, covetous, venal
mercenary, materialistic, money-oriented
miserly, parsimonious, niggardly, scrimping, penny-pinching, cheese-paring, hoarding, selfish, possessive, close
British mean
North American forehanded
informal tight-fisted, tight, stingy, money-grubbing, money-grabbing, on the make
North American informal cheap, grabby
Australian, New Zealand informal hungry
British vulgar slang tight-arsed
North American vulgar slang tight-assed

generous, altruistic