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Hague is not the only one casting envious glances at Germany. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Britain, meanwhile, is looking at all this with envious eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most teams would cast envious eyes over the pair of them. The Sun (2006)Some purple people said that green people are envious. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)The other students exchanged envious and puzzled glances. The Passion of Michel Foucault (1993)Footballers gossip about schemes elsewhere and often cast envious eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Now and then they would cast envious glances at the empty seats behind them. The Sun (2011)Flick he envious eyes over her sweet face. EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005) People get envious and want to bring them down. The Sun (2013)Avoid the mocking but envious glances of players who actually hit the back of the net. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In those days people were not envious. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If you do dislike him it will be because you feel a little envious of anyone who seems to enjoy life so easily. Christianity Today (2000)And the Potters chief cast an envious eye at the opposition dugout. The Sun (2011)But he is refusing to cast any envious glances towards Spain. The Sun (2016)I became envious of people who did not have acne. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I am envious of people who could do that. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I can't help feeling a little envious. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They look young and fun with this dress and are bound to draw envious looks, especially from the women at the rugby club dinner. The Sun (2007)Friends will be surprised - and maybe a little envious - to see you together. The Sun (2013)That was in 1963, and she was singing about her envious eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Six different winners in the opening six races must have most of the F1 grid casting envious eyes towards the results if not the bank balances. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Many managers cast envious looks at the club's resources, but their grass is certainly not greener. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Faced with their example, I have often felt both envious and wistful. Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)Those who ply the roads to the east, west, south and far north will feel a little envious as they struggle with thickening traffic congestion. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'envious'
British English: envious /ˈɛnvɪəs/ ADJECTIVE
If you are envious of someone else, you envy them.
I'm not envious of your success.
- American English: envious
- Arabic: حَسود
- Brazilian Portuguese: invejoso
- Chinese: 嫉妒的
- Croatian: zavidan
- Czech: závistivý
- Danish: misundelig
- Dutch: jaloers
- European Spanish: envidioso
- Finnish: kateellinen
- French: envieux
- German: neidisch
- Greek: φθονερός
- Italian: invidioso
- Japanese: うらやましそうな
- Korean: 시기하는 듯한
- Norwegian: misunnelig
- Polish: zawistny
- European Portuguese: invejoso
- Romanian: invidios
- Russian: завистливый
- Spanish: envidioso
- Swedish: avundsjuk
- Thai: อิจฉา
- Turkish: kıskanç
- Ukrainian: заздрісний
- Vietnamese: ghen tị
Definition of envious from the Collins English Dictionary
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