Definitions For Envy


  • Spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins)
  • A feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another
  • The feeling of wanting to have what someone else has
  • Someone or something that causes envy


  • Be envious of; set one's heart on
  • Feel envious towards; admire enviously
  • To feel a desire to have what someone else has : to feel envy because of (someone or something)

Is Envy a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Envy is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Envy in a Sentence

  • My envy of his success
  • Their exotic vacations inspired envy in their friends.
  • We watched with envy as the yacht slid past us.
  • I envy you for your large group of friends.
  • I envy the way you've made so many friends.

Synonyms for Envy

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