green with envy

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Definition of green with envy

: very envious They were green with envy over the neighbors' new boat.

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“Green with envy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green%20with%20envy. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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