adjective \ˈen-vē-əs\

: feeling or showing a desire to have what someone else has : feeling or showing envy

Full Definition of ENVIOUS

:  feeling or showing envy <envious of their neighbor's new car> <envious looks>
a :  emulous
b :  enviable
en·vi·ous·ly adverb
en·vi·ous·ness noun

Examples of ENVIOUS

  1. <a family that is envious of their neighbors' big house>

First Known Use of ENVIOUS

13th century


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Previous Word in the Dictionary: envier
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