Definition of covetously:
- enviously (part of speech: adverb)
- longingly (part of speech: adverb)
- "Dr. Adriaan", Louis Couperus.
- "Marcella", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
She took up the silk of the dressing- gown and passed it through her fingers covetously; then her tired eyes ran over the room, the white bed standing ready, the dressing- table with its silver ornaments and flowers, the chintz- covered sofas and chairs.- "The Mating of Lydia", Mrs. Humphry Ward.