consuming or wanting a large amount of something
voracious - greedy
The word ‘voracious’ expresses being very eager or having a large appetite for something. It was originally used in relation to the consumption of food, but can now refer to a number of different activities. The term can have both positive and negative connotations, depending on the activity involved.
John is one of the most erudite and thoughtful people I know. I think it’s because he’s such a voracious reader.
Due to the voraciousness of my children’s appetites, my weekly shopping bill is always extremely high.
I drank voraciously at the office party on Friday, then spent the weekend nursing a terrible hangover.