Adjective Definition

prehensile

1.Definition: adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object

"A monkey's prehensile tail"


2.Definition: having a keen intellect

"Poets--those gifted strangely prehensile men"


3.Definition: immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth

"Prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees"

Related Adjective(s):avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy




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