Synonyms for coveting
- lust after
- aspire to
- hanker for
- have eye on
- have hots for
- itch for
- long for
- spoil for
- thirst for
- wish for
- yearn for
- yen for
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COVETING
To wish to obtain something in a lawful way is not coveting.
From desiring the farm, insensibly Crane drifted into coveting the mare.
Tiennette snatched from the hands of Rose and Jeanne the stockings they were coveting.
That scoundrel Cousinho—Andreas, you know—has been coveting the brig for years.
The thought of acquisition would have seemed like coveting the gold of a temple.
I was not coveting a fight, but it seemed as if there would be no avoidance of it now.
From coveting, the Navaho took to possessing by fair means or foul.
By getting outside of himself he can gain the joy of coveting his own possessions.
A bull-pup is the last creature I should ever dream of coveting.
He could not understand any woman not coveting the privileges of Lady Harman.