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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 ?
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.
The welcome light soon shines upon the wall, as Krook comes slowly up with his green-eyed cat following at his heels.
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.
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.
If you had been sandy-haired, green-eyed, and a French rope- dancer's daughter," Mrs.
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.
If you teach English in a secondary school, you may occasionally have noticed a green-eyed monster prowling around.
They belong to Laura Senft of Billingham ENJOYING the great outdoors is Patch, he belongs to Emma Russell of Middlesbrough ch ngs MARGOT has a touch of the green-eyed mogster
Sounds like a touch of the green-eyed monster to us.
Jimmy, aged 41, said that in the 1970s his green-eyed mum and his blue-eyed Aunty Irene were admired by the bus drivers at a local bus depot, now the site of an old people's home.
the fourth collection by wallpaper designer Hookedonwalls embodies the green-eyed monster Jealousy.
She submitted the poems "The Green-Eyed Girl," "The Flowers for Her," and "Our Eyes Are Open.