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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; Showing extreme cupidity.

Usage examples (32)
  • He will also be looking at your inventory with covetous eyes.
  • He put his arm round her, and stooping kissed her red lips with a kind of covetous passion.
  • He was never covetous before he met her
  • Elector, George, begins to be covetous, which is a sign of his death very shortly. for more
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