What does the word acquisitive mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Acquisitiveness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Able or inclined to acquire.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Acquisitively.

Usage examples for acquisitive

  1. In minor ways he was acquisitive and consequently there came to be a public sentiment which excluded him from public employments. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell