HyperDic: jealous

English > 2 senses of the word jealous:
ADJECTIVEalljealous, covetous, enviousshowing extreme / extreme cupidity
alljealous, green-eyed, overjealoussuspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival
jealous > pronunciation
Soundsjheh'lahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > jealous: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing extreme / extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages.
Example "jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions"
Synonymscovetous, envious
Broaderdesirous, wishfulHaving or expressing desire for something
Spanishceloso, codicioso, envidiosa, envidioso
Adverbsjealouslywith jealousy
jealouslywith jealousy
English > jealous: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningsuspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival.
Example"a jealous lover"
Synonymsgreen-eyed, overjealous
BroaderdistrustfulHaving or showing distrust
Spanishcelosa, celoso
Catalangelós

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