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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: covetous (0.01357 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to covetous.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: covetous tamak
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: covetous kemaruk
English → English (WordNet) Definition: covetous covetous adj 1: showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages; “he was never covetous before he met her”; “jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions”; “envious of their art collection” [syn: envious, jealous] 2: immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; “they are avaricious and will do anything for money”; “casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields”; “a grasping old miser”; “grasping commercialism”; “greedy for money and power”; “grew richer and greedier”; “prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees” [syn: avaricious, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensile]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Covetous Covetous \Cov"et*ous\ (k?v"?t-?s), a. [OF. coveitos, F. convoiteux. See Covet, v. t.] 1. Very desirous; eager to obtain; -- used in a good sense. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] Covetous of wisdom and fair virtue. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Covetous death bereaved us all, To aggrandize one funeral. --Emerson. [1913 Webster] 2. Inordinately desirous; excessively eager to obtain and possess (esp. money); avaricious; -- in a bad sense. [1913 Webster] The covetous person lives as if the world were madealtogether for him, and not he for the world. --South. Syn: Avaricious; parsimonious; penurious; misrely; niggardly. See Avaricious. [1913 Webster]


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