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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: covetous(0.02971 detik)
Found 4 items, similar to covetous.
English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak)
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
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:
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)
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.
Covetous of wisdom and fair virtue. --Shak.
Covetous death bereaved us all,
To aggrandize one funeral. --Emerson.
2. Inordinately desirous; excessively eager to obtain and
possess (esp. money); avaricious; -- in a bad sense.
The covetous person lives as if the world were
madealtogether for him, and not he for the world.
Syn: Avaricious; parsimonious; penurious; misrely; niggardly.