Definition of voracious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    voracious

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//vəˈreɪʃəs//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1eating or wanting large amounts of food synonym greedy a voracious eater to have a voracious appetite
  2. 2wanting a lot of new information and knowledge synonym avid a voracious reader a boy with a voracious and undiscriminating appetite for facts
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adverb Some animals feed voraciously in summer and hibernate in winter. Ever since her childhood she had read voraciously.
NAmE//vəˈræsət̮i//
 
noun [uncountable]
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