Associations to the word «Needy»

Wiktionary

NEEDY, adjective. In need, poor.
NEEDY, adjective. Desiring constant affirmation, lacking in self confidence

Dictionary definition

NEEDY, noun. Needy people collectively; "they try to help the needy".
NEEDY, adjective. Poor enough to need help from others.
NEEDY, adjective. Demanding or needing attention, affection, or reassurance to an excessive degree.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke