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Significado de “covetous” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "covetous" - Diccionario Inglés

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uk   /ˈkʌv.ɪ.təs/ us   /ˈkʌv.ə.t̬əs/ formal disapproving
wanting to have something too much, especially something that belongs to someone else: I can't help casting covetous looks at my neighbour's new Porsche.
adverb uk   /ˈkʌv.ɪ.tə us   /ˈkʌv.ə.t̬ə
The boys looked covetously at the shiny new motorcycles.
noun [U] uk   /ˈkʌv.ɪ.təs.nəs/ us   /ˈkʌv.ə.t̬əs.nəs/
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