Definitions

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  • adj. Not coveted.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ coveted

Examples

  • This year's uncoveted winner, the Philishave-shaped Strata tower in south London, pilloried for its "breakfast-extracting ugliness" and "pungent aroma of boy-musk" is now being sniggered at from Ukraine to New Zealand.

    Diary

  • The votes are in, and Comcast has won Consumerist's uncoveted "Worst Company in America" award.

    Comcast 'wins' Consumerist worst-company tournament

  • Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's former spin doctor, wants to win the uncoveted prize and change British attitudes to sex

    Alastair Campbell: why I want to win the Bad Sex award

  • And he could not believe, he could not convince himself, that such a woman, one alone in a camp full of men, could continue to the end unviolated, uncoveted.

    His Disposition

  • Only the pathetic derelicts of society had nothing to leave, however meagre, however uncoveted to sophisticated eyes.

    She Closed Her Eyes

  • Andrew Sullivan dishes Melanie Phillips one of his uncoveted Hewitt Awards given out for "the most egregious attempts to label Barack Obama as un-American, alien, treasonous, and far out of the mainstream of American life and politics."

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • But, uncoveted by the contractor's lawless eye, untouched by the builder's desecrating hand,

    Vera Nevill Or, Poor Wisdom's Chance

  • I lay like a gem in a silken sea Unseen, uncoveted, unguessed Till scented winds that waft afar Bore word o 'the warm delights there are Where ground-swells sing by Zanzibar Long rhapsodies of rest.

    The Ivory Trail

  • They took it in turns, each slipping by chance into that onerous position, supported but uncoveted by the other.

    A Prisoner in Fairyland

  • Garth, from his uncoveted post of honour at Mrs Mayhew's left hand, noted them also; but with less of understanding.

    The Great Amulet

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