Covetous is an adjective that is used to describe having a strong desire towards something, specifically that which you do not currently possess. Greedy.
- His sense of character and style drew ‘covetous’ looks.
- Her ‘covetous’ urge to be the best, dress the best, have the best, left her in financial ruins and a unhappy state.
- There is no need to be ‘covetous’, appreciate what you have been blessed with in life.