Englischer Thesaurus

Synonyme von covetous

(Adjektiv) 
Definition
jealously longing to possess something
His sports car was attracting covetous stares.
Synonyme
envious
I think she is envious of your success.
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jealous
I have never sought to make my readers jealous of my megastar lifestyle.
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greedy
He attacked greedy bosses for awarding themselves big pay rises.
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acquisitive
We live in an acquisitive society.
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rapacious
He had a rapacious appetite for bird's nest soup.
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avaricious
I sacrificed my career so that my avaricious brother could succeed.
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grasping
She is a grasping and manipulative young woman.
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mercenary
Despite his mercenary motives, he is not a cynic.

Zusätzliche Synonyme

in the sense of acquisitive
Definition
eager to gain material possessions
We live in an acquisitive society.
in the sense of avaricious
I sacrificed my career so that my avaricious brother could succeed.
Synonyme
close-fisted,
tight-arsed (taboo, slang),
tight-assed (US, taboo, slang),
snoep (South Africa, informal),
tight as a duck's arse (taboo, slang)
in the sense of grasping
Definition
greedy for money
She is a grasping and manipulative young woman.
Synonyme
penny-pinching (informal),
tightfisted,
close-fisted,
tight-arsed (taboo, slang),
usurious,
tight-assed (US, taboo, slang),
snoep (South Africa, informal),
tight as a duck's arse (taboo, slang)

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