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Etta and Ella get into a jealous row over ownership of certain stories from their past, at a public event.

Many suggested that Colin Meloy, the frontman of the Decemberists, might feel a little jealous — as his band created sea shanty-adjacent folk-rock tunes for years.

Lunch may be jealous, but the rest of your day will thank you.

From Eater

Like the recently released Mario Lego sets, this is the kind of toy that makes me jealous of kids today.

Airhead also makes a training tube that can handle up to 120 pounds, so check that one out if some of the older kids start getting jealous.

His acolytes, some of whom refer to themselves as “health freedom fighters” are undeterred by this sort of jealous shoptalk.

Jealous of her young male friend who was permitted to ride his bike around shirtless, she once ripped off her top, too.

It even makes Cersei jealous to the point where she calls her out on it at the Purple Wedding.

“Rupert was horrible to Colin during the filming, very jealous at this other young person coming up,” says Mitchell. published a piece entitled “Why This Photo of Gisele Bündchen Breastfeeding Makes Me Jealous.”

Moreover, Napoleon, so great in many things, was so jealous of his own glory that he could be mean beyond words.

Gordon, however, had never been a lover, and if Bernard noted Angela's gravity it was not because he felt jealous.

Why, Lucy has been your only serious competitor this season; I wonder you aren't jealous of each other.

He's jealous, for he has never been past Harrisburg; but I've really gone around a little circle.

These latter were jealous of their leader because he belonged to a different nation from themselves.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jealous, such as: anxious, apprehensive, attentive, envious, intolerant, and possessive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.