coveted coveted  /ˈkə və tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) greatly desired

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Urban style hounds check HypeBeast every day for the latest news on limited-edition sneakers, hats, jeans, shades and other coveted bling.
  2. This summer Standard Poor's lowered South Carolina's coveted AAA-bond rating to AA, citing unemployment of 6.
  3. If I could understand those transformations, I might begin to grasp Alber's mysterious ability to turn out the most beautifully crafted and coveted pieces season after season.

News

  1. Severe weather disrupts U.S. Open play Thursday

    One of the most coveted prizes in golf is up for grabs in Delaware County. The first round of the U.S. Open Championship got under way briefly Thursday morning before the rains came. Gates opened to spectators at 6 a.m. and the sun was fighting to get through the clouds. Despite that, many fans knew what was on the way. You could see almost every person carrying an umbrella or wearing a rain ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

  2. US Open Cup: Ambitious Orlando City add another MLS notch to their belt after shocking Sporting KC

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Orlando City have a point to make, and so far, they're driving it home.New York City FC might have gotten the coveted 20th spot in MLS, but the Lions still want in – and they figure knocking top-flight opponents out of the US Open Cup is a good way to get the message across.“It's another MLS notch,” defender Justin Clark said after Orlando City's 1-0 fourth-round victory over ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MLS via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Vancouver's Matthew Stowe Earns Coveted Title of Top Chef Canada

    Vancouver's Matthew Stowe Earns Coveted Title of Top Chef Canada
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. The acquisition of Oxygen "increases our foothold in the advertiser-coveted young, upscale, female demographic," NBC Universal Chief Executive Jeff Zucker said in a statement.
    on Oct 9, 2007 By: Jeff Zucker Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  2. "While it's hard to put a price on a company's culture and people, this premium recognizes the fact that Rohm and Haas is a highly-coveted asset in terms of both of these critical attributes, as well as the quality and reputation of its businesses,...
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Geoffery Merszei Source: Reuters

  3. Hideaway "spaces were highly coveted by the powerful, and particularly by the playful," Bobby Baker, an aide to Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson, wrote in his book, "Wheeling and Dealing: Confessions of a Capitol Hill Operator."
    on Jun 4, 2007 By: Bobby Baker Source: FOXNews

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