Definitions of jealous

  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"; " he was green with envy"
  2. suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival; " a jealous lover"
  3. 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"
  4. Zealous; solicitous; vigilant; anxiously watchful.
  5. Apprehensive; anxious; suspiciously watchful.
  6. Exacting exclusive devotion; intolerant of rivalry.
  7. Disposed to suspect rivalry in matters of interest and affection; apprehensive regarding the motives of possible rivals, or the fidelity of friends; distrustful; having morbid fear of rivalry in love or preference given to another; painfully suspicious of the faithfulness of husband, wife, or lover.
  8. Jealousy.
  9. Full of, or characterized by, envy or suspicious fear; unwilling to have a rival, or fearful of a rival, in affection; anxiously suspicious or watchful.
  10. Jealously.
  11. Suspicious of or incensed at rivalry: anxious to defend the honor of.
  12. Suspicious of, or angry at, rivalry; zealous to defend.
  13. Apprehensive of being displaced by a rival.
  14. Anxiously watchful.
  15. Jealousness.
  16. Uneasily apprehensive that another may withdraw, or uneasily suspicious that another has withdrawn, an affection or esteem which we would fain keep all to ourselves; zealous; suspiciously vigilant; anxiously careful.
  17. Suspicious of rivalship; suspicious of not enjoying the affection or love of another; anxiously careful and concerned for anything.

Quotes of jealous

  1. We got to go to Lucas Ranch and, at that time, my brother was still living in a condo about a mile from Robin Williams, and so I made all of the other comics jealous because I got to get a ride home with him. – Carlos Alazraqui
  2. You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars. – Gary Allan
  3. The show is a satire, which gives us freedom to do anything we want. Satire is the magic word that wipes away any culpability. The media is jealous of this freedom. – Rob Corddry
  4. I get a little jealous of these actor boys. They walk into a club, and in two seconds flat there are swarms of girls who are wanting so badly to touch them or just say hello. That's not the case with me, or any other girl I know. – Claire Danes
  5. Yeah, I started when I was 6 years old. My brother and sister would get all of these presents at Christmas time from the cast and crew of their show and I was jealous So I decided that I had to become an actor. – Sara Gilbert
  6. Potter is jealous of potter, and craftsman of craftsman; and the poor have a grudge against the poor, and the poet against the poet. – Hesiod
  7. The jealous are possessed by a mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time. – Johann Kaspar Lavater
  8. It is matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason. – Clare Boothe Luce
  9. I told them how excited I would be to go into space and how thrilled I was when Alan Shepard made his historic flight, and when John Kennedy announced on the news that the men had landed safely on the moon, and how jealous I was of those men. – Christa McAuliffe
  10. I remember being awed by it- the uniqueness and nicety of style- and I suspect I was a bit jealous because we were more or less of the same generation. – George Plimpton
  11. I have no problem with the people who work hard to get success. But I think people are very jealous about success. I work very hard and they don't appreciate that. – Alain Prost
  12. That's the way I got along in life. I don't ever remember being particularly jealous of anybody, because I figured if I can't do it myself, I don't deserve to get it. – Clyde Tombaugh
  13. Make my breast transparent as pure crystal, that the world, jealous of me, may see the foulest thought my heart does hold. – George Villiers
  14. In my fantasy I was always the savior. I would come to Peanuts land and save everybody. Charlie Brown would fall madly in love with me. Peppermint Patty was so jealous – Alicia Witt
  15. Hunger, revenge, to sleep are petty foes, But only death the jealous eyes can close. – William Wycherley

Usage examples for jealous

  1. He does not seem jealous in the least. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  2. I suppose you are jealous of him. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  3. I was jealous of all her twenty- three years of life. – The Jervaise Comedy by J. D. Beresford
  4. You will say, of course, that I was jealous of my husband. – A Circuit Rider's Wife by Corra Harris
  5. He presented Paul to her, saying: This is the man I was jealous of, sister; I have found out to- day that he never deceived me. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  6. Now Mary Morfe was jealous – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  7. Not jealous oh, dear no! – Bijou by Gyp
  8. " You're jealous of me, William; but you're not in love with me. – Night and Day by Virginia Woolf
  9. She's only jealous of him. – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  10. Jealous of her own rights, she will respect the rights of others. – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  11. Then Mrs. Astley- Rolfe had reason to be jealous of Miss Manderson? – The Crooked House by Brandon Fleming
  12. What a jealous strange girl she is! – Molly Brown's Sophomore Days by Nell Speed
  13. Neale guessed why, and was actually jealous – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  14. Some men are jealous of women who have property. – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  15. I'm jealous of him! – Innocent Her Fancy and His Fact by Marie Corelli
  16. Robin glanced at her with a half- jealous half- anxious look, but her face was turned away from him. – Innocent Her Fancy and His Fact by Marie Corelli
  17. If you wish to be thought jealous you say he was quite right; if you desire to seem generous, you say with equal conviction that he was quite wrong. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  18. It's I who am jealous – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  19. I was jealous I suppose. – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  20. You will not remember now how cross, and jealous and selfish I used to be. – Our Bessie by Rosa Nouchette Carey

Rhymes for jealous