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.

Examples:

  • 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?

Answer

One adjective that may work:

entitled
adjective
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.

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

opportunistic
adjective
“the calculating and opportunist politician”

Source: Google define operation on opportunist

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