Definition of Green-eyed monster

1. Noun. A feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival).

Exact synonyms: Jealousy
Generic synonyms: Enviousness, Envy



Definition of Green-eyed monster

1. Noun. (colloquial) Envy, jealousy, covetousness. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Green-eyed Monster

greek world
greeked
greekess
greeking
greekings
green
green-backed firecrown
green-bed
green-blind
green-blindness
green-broom
green-collar
green-diesel
green-eyed
green-eyed monster (current term)
green-fingered
green-ink brigade
green-ink letter
green-leek
green-light
green-stall
green-stalls
green-tailed towhee
green-to-green
green-veined white
green-veined whites
green-winged
green-winged teal
green-woodpecker

Literary usage of Green-eyed monster

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1. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and storiesby Ebenezer Cobham Brewer by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1882)
"Grecian Heroine (The\ 1721, D'Urfey. 0. Green Bushes, 1845, Buckstone. D. Green Domino, 1810, Korner. C. Green-Eyed Monster (Г/ic), 1828, Planch√©. ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1832)
"0 beware, my lord, of jealousy, It is I/ic green-eyed monster which doth mock The meat it feeds on. The reading I have now to exhibit is from the quarto of ..."

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