Word Summary
pleonektēs: one desirous of having more
Original Word: πλεονέκτης
Transliteration: pleonektēs
Phonetic Spelling: (pleh-on-ek'-tace)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: one desirous of having more
Meaning: one desirous of having more
Strong's Concordance

From pleion and echo; holding (desiring) more, i.e. Eager for gain (avaricious, hence a defrauder) -- covetous.

see GREEK pleion

see GREEK echo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4123: πλεονέκτης

πλεονέκτης, πλεονέκτου, (πλέον and ἔχω);

1. one eager to have more, especially what belongs to others ((Thucydides 1, 40, 1 (cf. Herodotus 7, 158)); Xenophon, mem. 1, 5, 3);

2. greedy of gain, covetous: 1 Corinthians 5:10, 11; 1 Corinthians 6:10; Ephesians 5:5; Sir. 14:9.