[ kuhv-i-tuhs ]
/ ˈkʌv ɪ təs /
inordinately or wrongly desirous of wealth or possessions; greedy.
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synonym study for covetous
1. See avaricious.
OTHER WORDS FROM covetous
cov·et·ous·ly, adverbcov·et·ous·ness, nounnon·cov·et·ous, adjectivenon·cov·et·ous·ly, adverb
non·cov·et·ous·ness, nouno·ver·cov·et·ous, adjectiveo·ver·cov·et·ous·ly, adverbo·ver·cov·et·ous·ness, nounun·cov·et·ous, adjectiveun·cov·et·ous·ly, adverbun·cov·et·ous·ness, noun
Words nearby covetous
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British Dictionary definitions for non-covetous
/ (ˈkʌvɪtəs) /
(usually postpositive and foll by of) jealously eager for the possession of something (esp the property of another person)
Derived forms of covetouscovetously, adverbcovetousness, noun
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