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green-eyed

[ green-ahyd ]
/ ˈgrinˌaɪd /
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Definition of green-eyed

adjective Informal.
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Origin of green-eyed

First recorded in 1590–1600 in Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice (1596?), green being associated with envy
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British Dictionary definitions for green-eyed

green-eyed

adjective
jealous or envious
the green-eyed monster jealousy or envy
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