Definition of covet in English:

covet

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Pronunciation: /ˈkʌvɪt
 
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verb (covets, coveting, coveted)

[with object]

Derivatives

covetable

adjective
More example sentences
  • From knitting and crochet to painting furniture and accessorising lamps, craft has never been so cool - or so covetable.
  • His covetable sleek kitchens come flat-packed, ready to slot into preprepared plumbing and electrics.
  • In both cases though these covetable paintings are explosive, celebratory and life-affirming.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French cuveitier, based on Latin cupiditas (see cupidity).

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