jealous husband

jealous husband
man who is suspicious and possessive of his wife (especially in regards to her interactions with other men)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • jealous — adjective 1 feeling angry and unhappy because someone has something that you would like envious (+ of): Why are you so jealous of his success? | make sb jealous: It makes me jealous, seeing all these women with babies. 2 feeling angry and unhappy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • jealous — jeal|ous [ˈdʒeləs] adj [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: jelous, from Late Latin zelus; ZEAL] 1.) feeling angry and unhappy because someone has something that you wish you had →↑envious jealous of ▪ Why are you so jealous of his success? ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jealous — jealously, adv. jealousness, n. /jel euhs/, adj. 1. feeling resentment against someone because of that person s rivalry, success, or advantages (often fol. by of): He was jealous of his rich brother. 2. feeling resentment because of another s… …   Universalium

  • jealous — jeal•ous [[t]ˈdʒɛl əs[/t]] adj. 1) resentful and envious, as of someone s success, advantages, etc.: to be jealous of a rich brother[/ex] 2) proceeding from suspicious fears or envious resentment: a jealous rage[/ex] 3) inclined to suspicions of… …   From formal English to slang

  • jealous — /ˈdʒɛləs / (say jeluhs) adjective 1. (sometimes followed by of) feeling resentment against a successful rival, or at success, advantages, etc. 2. characterised by or proceeding from suspicious fears or envious resentment: jealous intrigues. 3.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Jealous — Jeal ous, a. [OE. jalous, gelus, OF. jalous, F. jaloux, LL. zelosus zealous, fr. zelus emulation, zeal, jealousy, Gr. zh^los. See {Zeal}, and cf. {Zealous}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Zealous; solicitous; vigilant; anxiously watchful. [1913 Webster] I… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jealous — [jel′əs] adj. [ME jelous < OFr gelos < ML zelosus: see ZEAL] 1. very watchful or careful in guarding or keeping [jealous of one s rights] 2. a) resentfully suspicious of a rival or a rival s influence [a husband jealous of other men] b)… …   English World dictionary

  • husband — n. 1) to leave one s husband 2) a common law; cuckolded; estranged husband; ex husband, former; faithful; henpecked; jealous; philandering, unfaithful husband 3) (misc.) she had two children by her first husband * * * [ hʌzbənd] cuckolded… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • jealous — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, sound ▪ become, get, grow ▪ make sb ▪ Ignore her she s only trying to make you jea …   Collocations dictionary

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