Definition of 'jealous'
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Some spouses tend to nag or criticise each other; others may be jealous or possessive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's important to be kind to a jealous friend. The Sun (2016)I get jealous when a friend has success? The Sun (2016)She was always a bit jealous of her friends in AA. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She messages me all the time but I still feel jealous and scared. The Sun (2016)He fancies her like crazy and I feel so jealous. The Sun (2016)Of course, it's human nature you sometimes feel jealous. The Sun (2016)See how your boyfriend behaves once he has no reason to feel jealous. The Sun (2008)She has had to fend off malicious rumours about affairs with celebrities spread by jealous rivals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And an angry and a jealous one at that. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We used to have lots of rows as he was very jealous and possessive. The Sun (2015)An initial line of inquiry was that he was killed by a jealous lover. The Sun (2015)It seems they are bitter and jealous. The Sun (2015)You find a tactful way to help a friend with a jealous mind. The Sun (2011)It makes me feel jealous and rejected. The Sun (2012)It is thought a jealous rival tipped off officers. The Sun (2009)My elder brother became jealous of me. Behind Closed Doors - advice for families with violence in the home (1988)He wants to be a woman so much he's jealous and resentful of them. The Sun (2009)Or only a petty, jealous one? Christianity Today (2000)He felt half angry and jealous of Martin. Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857)A jealous person is totally egotistical and not at all interested in the needs of their partner. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)
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Translations for 'jealous'
British English: jealous /ˈdʒɛləs/ ADJECTIVE
If someone is jealous, they feel angry because they think that another person is trying to take away someone or something that they love.
He got jealous and there was a fight.
- American English: jealous
- Arabic: غَيُورٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ciumento
- Chinese: 妒忌的
- Croatian: ljubomoran
- Czech: žárlivý
- Danish: jaloux
- Dutch: jaloers
- European Spanish: celoso
- Finnish: mustasukkainen
- French: jaloux
- German: eifersüchtig
- Greek: ζηλιάρης
- Italian: geloso
- Japanese: 嫉妬深い
- Korean: 질투하는
- Norwegian: sjalu
- Polish: zazdrosny
- European Portuguese: ciumento
- Romanian: gelos
- Russian: ревнивый
- Spanish: celoso
- Swedish: svartsjuk
- Thai: อิจฉา
- Turkish: kıskanç
- Ukrainian: ревнивий
- Vietnamese: ghen tị
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