Synonyms of 'predatory'
predatory birds like the eagle
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If you describe someone as greedy, you mean that they want to have more of something such as food or money than is necessary or fair.
He attacked greedy bosses for awarding themselves big pay rises.
If you talk about marauding groups of people or animals, you mean they are unpleasant and dangerous, because they wander around looking for opportunities to steal or kill.
marauding gangs of armed men
If you describe a person or their behaviour as rapacious, you disapprove of their greedy or selfish behaviour.
He had a rapacious appetite for bird's nest soup.
Thesaurus for predatory from the Collins English Thesaurus
Predatory animals live by killing other animals for food.