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Pronunciation of Covet: Learn how to pronounce Covet in English correctly

Learn how to say Covet correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word covet:

verb (covets, coveting, coveted)
[with object]
yearn to possess (something, especially something belonging to another):
I covet one of their smart bags
(as adjective coveted)
I gave up a coveted job, that of editor-in-chief



Middle English: from Old French cuveitier, based on Latin cupiditas (see cupidity)

Spelling rule

Do not double the final consonant when adding endings which begin with a vowel to a word which ends in a vowel plus a consonant, if the stress is not at the end of the word (as in
): (covets, coveting, coveted).