Thou shalt not covet


The one & only @Gary_Fisher keeps posting pictures of his new road bike. I like it, what I mean to say is I REALLY like it. It’s so simple & classy, very unassuming & I find that irresistible. I’m trying desperately not to covet his bike, but it’s hard.

Main Entry: cov·et
Pronunciation: ˈkə-vət
Function: verb
Etymology: Middle English coveiten, from Anglo-French coveiter, from Vulgar Latin *cupidietare, from Latin cupiditat-, cupiditas desire, from cupidus desirous, from cupere to desire
Date: 14th century
transitive verb
1 : to wish for earnestly <covet>
2 : to desire (what belongs to another) inordinately or culpably
intransitive verb
: to feel inordinate desire for what belongs to another
synonyms see desire
— cov·et·able -və-tə-bəl adjective
— cov·et·er -tər noun
— cov·et·ing·ly -tiŋ-lē adverb

Yep, that about sums it up!


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