- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||desiring that which belongs to another; wanting possessions; greedy.
He had to admit that he was covetous of his brother's vast wealth.
- avaricious, envious, grasping, greedy, jealous
- similar words:
- acquisitive, desirous
||grasping, greedy, jealous, mercenary
||covetously (adv.), covetousness (n.)