covetous covetous

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages
  2. (adj) immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth

Usage(s):

  1. The faces and fees are fabulous With lots of blusher but no shame, the peacock profession of modeling gives face and body to our covetous dreams, then mocks us as we press.
  2. That's why everyone has cast a covetous eye on the country.
  3. Faisal still has no shortage of enemies and covetous neighbors.

News

  • 5 Top Midfielders Who Could Make Summer Transfers

    They are the engines of their teams, the creative influences behind attackers who claim most of the credit. They are central midfielders, and the summer transfer period could see a handful of very good ones swap their current clubs for covetous rivals. In the following slides, we’ll look at five such players, and let’s be clear from the outset: We’re only concerned with midfielders who play from ...
    on July 31, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "The mind of the public has been poisoned, the impression is that there is something illegal, sinister, malicious and covetous in all of these things. I want to clarify that," Enrile said.
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Juan Ponce Enrile Source: GMA news.tv

  2. Dickens wrote that his arch-miser Ebenezer Scrooge was "a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner!"
    on Dec 12, 2008 By: Charles Dickens Source: Times Online

  3. "If you're Adobe or any third party, you've always got to be worried when a dominant player with this much money starts casting covetous eyes on your space," DiDio said.
    on May 1, 2007 By: Laura DiDio Source: TechNewsWorld

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