Covetous is an adjective that is used to describe having a strong desire towards something, specifically that which you do not currently possess. Greedy.


  1. His sense of character and style drew ‘covetous’ looks.
  2. Her ‘covetous’ urge to be the best, dress the best, have the best, left her in financial ruins and a unhappy state.
  3. There is no need to be ‘covetous’, appreciate what you have been blessed with in life.

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