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Definition of jelous

"jelous" is probably misspelled. Trying jealous instead Definition of jealous

1. jealous [ a ] showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages
Examples: "he was never covetous before he met her" "jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions" "envious of their art collection" "he was green with envy"

Used in print:

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

It is not an entirely happy book , as Mrs._Fink soon becomes jealous of Alicia and , in retaliation , refuses to continue to scrape the algae off her glass .

Synonyms jealous envious covetous Related Terms desirous

2. jealous [ a ] suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival
Examples: "a jealous lover"

Used in print:

(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)

We are above being jealous .

Synonyms jealous overjealous green-eyed Related Terms distrustful

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