Meaning of “envy” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /ˈenvi/

B2 [ U ] the feeling that you wish you had something that someone else has:

I watched with envy as he climbed into his brand new sports car.
be the envy of sb

to be liked and wanted by someone:

Her new office was the envy of the whole company.

(Definition of “envy noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)