Translation of covetous in Spanish:


codicioso, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈkəvədəs/ /ˈkʌvɪtəs/

See Spanish definition of codicioso


  • 1

    to be covetous of sth codiciar algo
    he stole covetous glances at the painting miraba el cuadro con ojos codiciosos
    • It may have been borne out of provincial jealousy and a covetous desire, but the attack was startling in its intensity.
    • By capturing them on canvas he forever locates them, with covetous jealousy, within his private, contained artistic universe.
    • Our King was, in a simple statement, a greedy, power-hungry covetous hog.
    • He was rash, arrogant and obstinate, contentious, envious and malicious, covetous and corrupt.
    • For now, though, buyers are still a bit covetous with the green stuff.
    • Islanders do not openly admire the possessions of others because it suggests that one is envious and covetous.
    • Poverty and misery have not imbued these characters with dignity but rather have made them covetous and begrudging.
    • In my books there are healthy, happy people, and craven, covetous, miserable people.
    • Possessing land, property, and wealth makes people covetous, the Bible warns.
    • An enterprising news director covetous of higher ratings might well think about slanting his news to the right.
    • Our valiant forces were lying in wait for them, inflicting heavy losses on the covetous invaders.
    • Real Madrid have been making covetous eyes at the free-scoring Dutchman.
    • It had no chance before his covetous hands, his adoring eyes.
    • I shall go back as soon as I can for a long, covetous gaze.
    • The truth is that because of the unbiased media today, these covetous politicians have been exposed.
    • It is the mask that the politically covetous wear to hide their self-seeking agenda.
    • It was the latter's reputation of which Silvers was bound to be especially covetous.
    • Red has a lot of qualities that I should think you'd be covetous of.
    • A few of the other deadly sins arise from covetous vision.
    • Christensen thinks that this new approach to power won't go out of style, that the negative always breeds covetous attention.