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Is "Envier" a word? I don't quite think it is :-/

And I know you can describe him as a jealous person..But that's again an adjective.

I'm looking for something like - You call a person who is extremely greedy when it comes to food, a 'Gourmand' or a 'Glutton'.

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closed as general reference by simchona, Carlo_R., tchrist, Kit Z. Fox, Daniel Jul 24 '12 at 19:47

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jealous != envious ... and envier does exist –  Em1 Jul 24 '12 at 18:29
envious >= jealous :) It's a synonym. thesaurus.com/browse/… –  abhiii5459 Jul 24 '12 at 18:31
"Envier: one that envies. First known use: 15th century." — Merriam-Webster –  RegDwigнt Jul 24 '12 at 18:31
I guess the difference between jealous and envious is, that being jealous mean to be frightened to lose something (e.g. the girl-/boyfriend, when other guys are talking to them) while envious just mean that you want to have something that do other have (e.g. a girl-/boyfriend when you haven't one). Thus jealous != envious; and you should never mix them up –  Em1 Jul 24 '12 at 18:34
@JAM: It does exist as does this and possibly more. –  coleopterist Jul 24 '12 at 19:06