Meaning of “be green with envy” in the English Dictionary

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"be green with envy" in British English

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be green with envy

C2 to be very unhappy because someone has something that you want:

Chad is heading off to Spain for the week, and I'm green with envy.

(Definition of “be green with envy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)