Definition of 'voracious'
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He had an inquiring intellect, a voracious appetite for science and a direct involvement in the operation of government. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Our biggest chains have voracious appetites and are hungry for more. SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004)One reason is the voracious world demand for timber. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The magazine had a voracious appetite. Ford Madox Ford (1990)The one thing handed down by my father and father-in-law is a voracious love of reading. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He's just voracious in his appetite for learning. BAD BOY BALLMER (2002)China's economic growth has made it an increasingly voracious consumer of what it recycles. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His teaching skills came to the fore in fine lectures and addresses, which reflected his voracious reading. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Betting companies have not merely benefited from the voracious appetite of sports to take their dollar, but also from technology. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Almost as wide as he was tall, he had a voracious appetite for food and drink and a rollicking personality to match. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The result is a cross section of voracious consumers who rapidly acquired a reputation for being buyers of logo'd bling rather than discerning connoisseurs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The men were apparently looking to feed India's voracious appetite for gold. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The kinds of public spending cuts necessary to curb the Government's voracious appetite for debt will be brutal. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In fact, she wrote out of a lifetime of voracious reading, as well as close observation of the world. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That voracious demand, and weakness in the dollar in which it is priced, has driven gold to these new heights. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'voracious'
British English: voracious ADJECTIVE
If you describe a person, or their appetite for something, as voracious, you mean that they want a lot of something.
He was a voracious book collector.
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