How to use "covetous" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "covetous" in popular movie and book plots

  • Qamar has been a care-free person getting into trouble for his innocent misdeeds and basically a source of worry for his two covetous brothers.  - Char Dervesh
  • Prince Vladimir (Stevens), a covetous member of the royal family of a small principality, makes an attempt to obtain the fund Hawthorne has on in order to purchase the army of Augustus III (Brower), whom he seeks to depose.  - Hawthorne of the U.S.A.
  • England is at peace, but a covetous George continues his plotting to undermine Edward's rule.  - The White Queen (novel)
  • The mayor is especially covetous of the inn belonging to Gillian, with whom Lionel begins a rocky friendship.  - The Cat Who Wished to Be a Man

Meaning of "covetous" in English

  • immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
    - 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
  • showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages
    - jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions
    - envious of their art collection

Meaning of "covetous" in Hindi

  • लालची ( Lalachi, laalachee)
  • लोभी ( Lobhi, lobhee)
  • लोलुप ( Lolup)

Synonyms of "covetous"

  • avaricious
  • envious
  • grasping
  • jealous
  • prehensile
  • greedy
  • grabby

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