Synonyms of envy in English:

envy


See definition of envy

noun

1‘Carla felt a sharp pang of envy’

SYNONYMS

jealousy, enviousness, covetousness, desire

resentment, resentfulness, bitterness, discontent, spite

the green-eyed monster

ANTONYMS

generosity

2‘France has a film industry that is the envy of Europe’

SYNONYMS

object of envy, source of envy

best, finest, pride, top, cream, pick, choice, elite, prize, jewel, jewel in the crown, flower, paragon, leading light, glory, the crème de la crème

ANTONYMS

shame, dregs


verb

1‘I admired and envied her’

SYNONYMS

be envious of, be jealous of

begrudge, grudge, be resentful of

ANTONYMS

be glad for

2‘most girls would have envied her lifestyle’

SYNONYMS

covet, be covetous of

desire, aspire to, wish for, want, long for, yearn for, hanker after, hanker for, be consumed with desire for, crave, have one's heart set on

informal have the hots for