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green-eyed

(grēn′īd′)
adj.
Jealous.

green-eyed

adj
1. jealous or envious
2. the green-eyed monster jealousy or envy

green′-eyed`



adj.
jealous; envious.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.green-eyed - suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival; "a jealous lover"
distrustful - having or showing distrust; "a man of distrustful nature"; "my experience...in other fields of law has made me distrustful of rules of thumb generally"- B.N.Cardozo; "vigilant and distrustful superintendence"- Thomas Jefferson

green-eyed

adjective
Resentfully or painfully desirous of another's advantages:
Translations

green-eyed

[ˈgriːnaɪd] ADJde ojos verdes
the green-eyed monster (hum) → la envidia
References in classic literature ?
He may likewise be pleased to remember the suspicion which he had conceived of Jones at Upton, upon his finding him in the room with Mrs Waters; and, though sufficient reasons had afterwards appeared entirely to clear up that suspicion, yet now the reading so handsome a character of Mr Jones from his wife, caused him to reflect that she likewise was in the inn at the same time, and jumbled together such a confusion of circumstances in a head which was naturally none of the clearest, that the whole produced that green-eyed monster mentioned by Shakespear in his tragedy of Othello.
I saw the green-eyed man in the dark rags, who had met me on the evening of my arrival, come out from among the trees, and others followed him, to hear me better.
For several minutes the blacks hesitated; then, at the urging of Rokoff and their chief, they leaped in to finish the dance and the victim; but ere ever another spear touched the brown hide a tawny streak of green-eyed hate and ferocity bounded from the door of the hut in which Tarzan had been imprisoned, and Sheeta, the panther, stood snarling beside his master.
Piper NEIGHBOURS Channel 5 THE green-eyed monster raises its ugly head after David learns that Aaron met up with Rory in Paris, and although Aaron tries to assure him that nothing happened between them, David can't get the idea out of his head.
Synopsis: In "When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette: Loving People Like God Does", Max Davis deftly weaves heartwarming and miraculous stories of Jesus showing up in ordinary people, revealing that He knows us and is fully present in our everyday circumstances, especially in our difficulties.
PESHAWAR -- Pakistan on Wednesday deported Sharbat Gula, the green-eyed "Afghan Girl" whose 1985 photo in National Geographic became a symbol of her country's wars, medical and security officials said.
Afghan's president on Wednesday welcomed back Sharbat Gula, the green-eyed ' Afghan Girl' whose 1985 photo in National Geographic became a symbol of her country's wars, offering her a furnished apartment after she was deported by Pakistan.
A WALTON thief called his addiction to legal highs "the green-eyed monster" and claimed it made him steal 13 packs of cheese.
Driving round the streets of your town or village you would definitely get the green-eyed looks and for those dreadful drivers that clutter up the roads with their tailgating, failing to indicate, hogging the middle lane, dangerous overtaking, hogging the outside lane, jumping traffic lights, undertaking and hesitant and last-minute braking there are some gadget on this that would sort these Jokers out.
The green-eyed teacher's eyes roll back into her head until they are all white.
The reality star appeared to morph from blue-eyed boy into green-eyed monster, keeping up with Corrie's Michelle on Twitter as she skipped his celebrations at London's Aura to stay home and watch C4 singleton show The Undateables.
If you teach English in a secondary school, you may occasionally have noticed a green-eyed monster prowling around.