Adjective Definition


1.Definition: immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth

"Casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"

Related Adjective(s):avaricious, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensile

2.Definition: showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages

"He was never covetous before he met her", "Jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions"

Related Adjective(s):envious, jealous

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