Definition of Coveted

1. Adjective. Greatly desired.

Exact synonyms: Desired, In Demand, Sought After
Similar to: Desirable



Definition of Coveted

1. Adjective. Highly sought-after. ¹

2. Verb. (past of covet) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coveted

1. covet [v] - See also: covet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coveted

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covertex
covertices
covertly
covertness
covertnesses
coverts
coverture
covertures
coverup
coverups
covery
coves
covet
covetable
coveted (current term)
coveteousness
coveter
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covetiveness
covetous
covetously
covetousness
covetousnesses
covets
covey

Literary usage of Coveted

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1. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"A much coveted acquisition. Planting trees. ' how many overladen vans were knocked up at Gravesend, 'and had to be dragged out of Chalk-turnpike in the ..."

2. Sunshine and shadow in New York by Matthew Hale Smith (1869)
"coveted HONORS. There is an insane desire to be a DD on the part of some men. They scramble for it as chickens do for corn. The tricks resorted to by ..."

3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1882)
"133), the Crown was obviously here endeavouring to purchase this coveted concession by the grant of special privileges, and by "a surrender of its right of ..."

4. The Rise of the Dutch Republic: A History by John Lothrop Motley (1868)
"... has coveted this meagre territory as lustfully as it has sought to wrest from their native possessors those lands with the fatal gift of beauty for ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"He died in 861 at the hands of robbers who coveted the treasures offered at thi shrine by devout pilgrims, but during the next eighty years the place was ..."

6. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"A much coveted acquisition. Planting trees. ' how many overladen vans were knocked up at Gravesend, 'and had to be dragged out of Chalk-turnpike in the ..."

7. Sunshine and shadow in New York by Matthew Hale Smith (1869)
"coveted HONORS. There is an insane desire to be a DD on the part of some men. They scramble for it as chickens do for corn. The tricks resorted to by ..."

8. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1882)
"133), the Crown was obviously here endeavouring to purchase this coveted concession by the grant of special privileges, and by "a surrender of its right of ..."

9. The Rise of the Dutch Republic: A History by John Lothrop Motley (1868)
"... has coveted this meagre territory as lustfully as it has sought to wrest from their native possessors those lands with the fatal gift of beauty for ..."

10. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"He died in 861 at the hands of robbers who coveted the treasures offered at thi shrine by devout pilgrims, but during the next eighty years the place was ..."

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