1 adj If someone is jealous, they feel angry or bitter because they think that another person is trying to take a lover or friend, or a possession, away from them.
She got insanely jealous and there was a terrible fight.
jealously adv ADV with v
The formula is jealously guarded.
2 adj If you are jealousof another person's possessions or qualities, you feel angry or bitter because you do not have them.
oft ADJ of n
She was jealous of his wealth..., You're jealous because the record company rejected your idea.
jealously adv ADV after v
Gloria eyed them jealously.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
1 covetous, desirous, emulous, envious, green, green-eyed, grudging, intolerant, invidious, resentful, rival
2 anxious, apprehensive, attentive, guarded, mistrustful, protective, solicitous, suspicious, vigilant, wary, watchful, zealous
carefree, indifferent, satisfied, trusting
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