needy - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈniːdi/
adjectiveneedy
comparativeneedier
superlativeneediest
  1. 1
    a needy person does not have enough money, food, clothing etc.
     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.

      the needy

      poor people

      There are problems getting food and money to the needy.

  2. 2
    someone who is needy has emotional problems that make it difficult for them to form good relationships