Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: jealous
IPA transcription: [dʒ'ɛləs]
Pronunciations of jealous
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: covetous, envious, jealous
    Meaning: 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"
  • Synonyms: jealous, green-eyed, overjealous
    Meaning: suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival; "a jealous lover"
Usage examples
  • Monsieur is Jealous of Guiche.
  • Reddy is horribly jealous of her.
  • This speech caused me a jealous pang.
  • My distress even touched her cold, jealous heart.
  • For all that, life clutched at him with jealous hands.
  • "An involuntary observer, believe me--and a jealous one.
  • "No, no. Madame has so managed matters, that I am still jealous."
  • There were many unmated cardinals in Rainbow Bottom, and many jealous males.
  • In her early girlhood she had been married to an elderly and jealous soldier.
  • "I'll think of it," said Link, too jealous of his dignity to give way at once.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Mom & Me & Mom, License CC BY-SA 4.0