- jealous; envious; distrustful.
Origin of green-eyed
First recorded in 1590–1600
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Examples from the Web for green-eyed
One green-eyed man, nicknamed “Cai the Roman,” became an instant celebrity due to his decidedly Roman physical characteristics.The Chinese Town Descended From Romans?
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He was the most beautifully, stunningly tanned, muscular, blonde, green-eyed guy.‘Hunger Games’ Star Sam Claflin Is as Surprised as You Are That He Was Cast as Finnick Odair
November 13, 2013
Othello was warned to stay away from the ‘green-eyed monster.’
Other men have not been shy about their fascination with green-eyed women.
Yes, those with green-eyed monsters in their souls can be black academics.How Insane Is the Beer Summit?
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I 'd no idea you were so susceptible to the green-eyed monster.Potts's Painless Cure
He could have smashed the face of that green-eyed impersonator.The Bill-Toppers
“I'm Trella Nuspar,” she said, favoring him with a green-eyed glance.The Jupiter Weapon
Charles Louis Fontenay
I must not forget the green-eyed monster which had so startled me.Peter the Whaler
As for trying it on any one else, all she'll get will be a reputation for green-eyed jealousy.Wanted: A Husband
Samuel Hopkins Adams
- jealous or envious
- the green-eyed monster jealousy or envy
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