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Definition of 'needy'

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It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. The Sun (2012)Members offering to help are given information about how to contact the needy family. Christianity Today (2000)You are confusing need with love and being emotionally needy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This way we get to help needy dogs as well. The Sun (2013)Eid is also a time to show kindness to others and remember the poor and needy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They take needy people 's services as their due. William Thackeray Vanity Fair (1837)It could be that your irritation is about her being emotionally needy while you're emotionally quite closed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are one of the most emotionally needy generations of employees for decades and what employers need to do is be there to support them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Don't be neurotic and needy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

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Translations for 'needy'

British English: needy ADJECTIVE
Needy people do not have enough food, medicine, or clothing, or adequate houses.
We must ensure that food and medicine get to needy people.

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