Synonyms for (adjective) covetous

avaricious, covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy, prehensile

immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth

they are avaricious and will do anything for money; casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields; a grasping old miser; grasping commercialism; greedy for money and power; grew richer and greedier; prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees

LESS SPECIFIC: acquisitive


covetous, envious, jealous

showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages

he was never covetous before he met her; jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions; envious of their art collection

LESS SPECIFIC: desirous, wishful