Green-eyed Green"-eyed, a. 1. Having green eyes. [1913 Webster]

2. Seeing everything under the influence of emotions which discolor or distort. ``Green-eyed jealousy.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. Hence: suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival. [WordNet sense 1]

Syn: jealous, overjealous. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • green-eyed — green′ eyed adj. inf jealous; envious • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang

  • green-eyed — [grēn′īd΄] adj. [see Othello III, iii] very jealous …   English World dictionary

  • green-eyed — /green uyd /, adj. Informal. jealous; envious; distrustful. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • green-eyed — /ˈgrin aɪd / (say green uyd) adjective 1. having green eyes. 2. jealous …   Australian English dictionary

  • green-eyed — adjective a) Of a person or animal, having green eyes. b) jealous, envious …   Wiktionary

  • green-eyed — jealous, envious; having eyes of a green shade …   English contemporary dictionary

  • green-eyed — adjective Date: 1596 jealous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • green-eyed — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Resentfully or painfully desirous of another s advantages: covetous, envious, invidious, jealous. See DESIRE …   English dictionary for students

  • green-eyed — adjective suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival a jealous lover • Syn: ↑jealous, ↑overjealous • Similar to: ↑distrustful …   Useful english dictionary

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