jealously
adverb see jealous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Jealously — Jeal ous*ly, adv. In a jealous manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jealously — late 14c., in a zealous manner; 1718, in a suspicious and possessive manner, from JEALOUS (Cf. jealous) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • jealously — jeal|ous|ly [ˈdʒeləsli] adv 1.) if you jealously guard or protect something, you try very hard to keep or protect it ▪ a jealously guarded secret 2.) if you do something jealously, you are feeling jealous when you do it ▪ Ludens watched Marcus… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jealously — jeal|ous|ly [ dʒeləsli ] adverb 1. ) if you guard something jealously, you look after it very carefully because you do not want anyone else to have it: He loves his pictures and guards them jealously. Her whereabouts is a jealously guarded secret …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jealously — UK [ˈdʒeləslɪ] / US adverb 1) if you guard something jealously, you look after it very carefully because you do not want anyone else to have it He loves the pictures and guards them jealously. Her whereabouts is a jealously guarded secret. 2) in… …   English dictionary

  • jealously — adverb 1. with jealousy he guarded his privacy jealously • Derived from adjective: ↑jealous 2. with jealousy; in an envious manner he looked at his friend s new car jealously • Syn: ↑enviously, ↑covetously …   Useful english dictionary

  • jealously — adv. Jealously is used with these verbs: ↑guard, ↑protect …   Collocations dictionary

  • jealously — jealous ► ADJECTIVE 1) envious of someone else s achievements or advantages. 2) resentful of someone regarded as a sexual rival. 3) fiercely protective of one s rights or possessions: they kept a jealous eye over their interests. 4) (of God)… …   English terms dictionary

  • jealously — See jealous. * * * …   Universalium

  • jealously — adverb in a jealous manner …   Wiktionary

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