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Meaning & Definition of Jealous in English

English

Jealous

/ʤɛləs/

adjective

1. Showing extreme cupidity

  • Painfully desirous of another's advantages
  • "He was never covetous before he met her"
  • "Jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions"
  • "Envious of their art collection"
    synonym:
  • covetous
  • ,
  • envious
  • ,
  • jealous

2. Suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival

  • "A jealous lover"
    synonym:
  • jealous
  • ,
  • green-eyed
  • ,
  • overjealous

Examples of using

He gets jealous when I talk to other guys.
I get jealous when he talks to other girls.
I have a jealous husband.