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American English: /ˈdʒɛləs/
British English: /ˈdʒɛləs/

Translation of jealous in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (fearing rivalry)
    to get jealous
    ponerse celoso
    he does it to make you jealous
    lo hace para que te pongas celosa
    in a jealous rage
    en un arrebato de celos
    to be jealous of somebody
    estar celoso de alguien
    tener celos de alguien
    Example sentences
    • We stopped sleeping together, but when Hanna got a new boyfriend I was jealous for the first time ever.
    • A jealous husband broke a man's nose because he thought someone was ‘ogling’ his wife.
    • Also, she had been asked to join study groups, but the husband was jealous, and forbade her from meeting with other students.
    1.2 (envious)
    don't you feel jealous when you see … ?
    ¿no te da envidia ver …?
    you're only jealous!
    ¡lo que tienes es envidia!
    to be jealous of something
    envidiar algo
    to be jealous of somebody
    tenerle envidia a alguien
    Example sentences
    • They were much more intelligent than we were, and quite frankly, we were jealous of their achievements.
    • By our very nature, we are selfish, jealous, envious, stricken with strife, and sometimes downright rebellious.
    • It would be selfish to be jealous of him, and I could truthfully say I wasn't.
  • 2 (protective)to be jealous of something
    ser celoso de algo
    Example sentences
    • Mr Dallas said Edmunds was possessive and jealous of Miss Lawrance and took the view that if he could not have her then no one else would.
    • He was too possessive of her, she was too jealous of him.
    • It means that he cares enough about you and your relationship that he is getting jealous and protective of you.
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