green with envy
Definition of green with envy
: very envious They were green with envy over the neighbors' new boat.
Word by Word Definitions
: of the color green
: covered by green growth or foliage
: mild, clement
: a color whose hue is somewhat less yellow than that of growing fresh grass or of the emerald or is that of the part of the spectrum lying between blue and yellow
: something of a green color
: green vegetation: such as
: painful or resentful awareness of an advantage enjoyed by another joined with a desire to possess the same advantage
: an object of envious notice or feeling
: to feel envy toward or on account of
: to feel or show envy
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