English dictionary

envious meaning and definition

ENVIOUS adjective

Definition of envious (adjective)

  1. showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages
    • "he was never covetous before he met her"; "jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions"; "envious of their art collection"
    • synonyms: covetous, jealous
Source: Princeton University Wordnet