Definition of green-eyed monster in English:

green-eyed monster

Syllabification: green-eyed mon·ster


(the green-eyed monster)
  • Jealousy personified.
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    • A staggeringly beautiful face, a body to die for, highly successful and brains to boot - the green-eyed monster in all of us would almost wish her personality to be something less - but it's not!
    • However, I have to admit that the green-eyed monster sometimes rears its head when I compare my puny attempts with those of your experts.
    • He realises that it's another attack of the green-eyed monster.


from Shakespeare's Othello ( iii. 3. 166).

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