Adjective for people who think they should be given things

I was wondering what adjective I could use for people with this character

If something happens, then I should get something for free.


  • According to Estha, if they’d been born on the bus, they’d have got free bus rides for the rest of their lives.
    The God of Small Things

  • They also believed that if they were killed on a zebra crossing, the government should pay for their funerals.
    Same novel

Can “Greedy” be used?


One adjective that may work:

believing oneself to be inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment.
“kids who feel so entitled and think the world will revolve around them”

Source: Google define operation on entitled

This describes someone who thinks they deserve something. It can be money or other things.

If someone is always looking for a way to get something, we might say they are opportunistic.

a person who takes advantage of opportunities as and when they arise, regardless of planning or principle.
“most burglaries are committed by casual opportunists”

“the calculating and opportunist politician”

Source: Google define operation on opportunist

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