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  1. wrongfully or inordinately desired:Pizarro led a party of conquistadores in an attempt to discover El Dorado—the source of the coveted gold of the Incas.

  2. highly or eagerly wished for:The Green Building Council's gold certification is a coveted prize for sustainable building design.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of covet.

Origin of coveted


Other words from coveted

  • un·cov·et·ed, adjective

Words Nearby coveted Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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