envious Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"envious" in British English

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enviousadjective

uk   us   /ˈen.vi.əs/
wishing you had what another ​person has: I'm very envious ofyour new ​coat - it's ​beautiful.
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enviously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
I was ​looking enviously at ​yourplate, ​wishing I'd had the ​fish.
enviousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of envious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"envious" in American English

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enviousadjective

 us   /ˈen·vi·əs/
wanting something another ​person has: I’m envious of ​people that have those ​bigboats.
(Definition of envious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “envious”
in Arabic حَسود…
in Korean 부러워하는…
in Portuguese invejoso…
in Catalan envejós…
in Japanese うらやましい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 羡慕的, 忌妒的…
in Turkish kıskanç, gıpta eden…
in Russian завидующий, завистливый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 羡慕的, 忌妒的…
in Italian invidioso…
in Polish zazdrosny…
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