Associations to the word «Coveted»


COVET, verb. (transitive) To wish for with eagerness; to desire possession of, often enviously.
COVET, verb. (transitive) To long for inordinately or unlawfully; to hanker after (something forbidden).
COVET, verb. (intransitive) To yearn, have or indulge inordinate desire, notably for another's possession.

Dictionary definition

COVET, verb. Wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person); "She covets her sister's house".

Wise words

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