verb (used with object)
to desire wrongfully, inordinately, or without due regard for the rights of others:
to covet another’s property.
to wish for, especially eagerly:
He won the prize they all coveted.
verb (used without object)
to have an inordinate or wrongful desire.
verb (transitive) -vets, -veting, -veted
to wish, long, or crave for (something, esp the property of another person)
noun 1. Sometimes, corsets. a close-fitting undergarment, stiffened with whalebone or similar material and often capable of being tightened by lacing, enclosing the trunk: worn, especially by women, to shape and support the body; stays. verb (used with object) 2. to dress or furnish with or as if with a corset. 3. to regulate strictly; […]
verb (used with object) 1. to frighten with threats, violence, etc.; intimidate; overawe. noun 1. the mature female of any species of cattle, esp domesticated cattle 2. the mature female of various other mammals, such as the elephant, whale, and seal 3. (not in technical use) any domestic species of cattle 4. (informal) a disagreeable […]
adjective, coyer, coyest. 1. artfully or affectedly shy or reserved; slyly hesitant; coquettish. 2. shy; modest. 3. showing reluctance, especially when insincere or affected, to reveal one’s plans or opinions, make a commitment, or take a stand: The mayor was coy about his future political aspirations. 4. Archaic. disdainful; aloof. 5. Obsolete. quiet; reserved. verb […]
adjective 1. broken: a container full of cracked ice. 2. broken without separation of parts; fissured. 3. damaged; injured. 4. Informal. eccentric; mad; daffy: a charming person, but a bit cracked. 5. broken in tone, as the voice. Idioms 6. cracked up to be, Informal. reported or reputed to be (usually used in the negative): […]