grabby

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adjective grab·by \ˈgra-bē\

Definition of grabby

grabbier

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grabbiest

  1. 1 :  tending to grab :  grasping, greedy grabby hands taught the children not to be grabby

  2. 2 :  having the power to grab the attention grabby ads

Examples of grabby in a Sentence

  1. You need to learn to share and not be so grabby.

  2. very young children tend to be grabby and often refuse to share

First Known Use of grabby

1910


GRABBY Defined for English Language Learners

grabby

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Definition of grabby for English Language Learners

  • : tending to take things in a quick and selfish way



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