|Origin:||jelous, from Late Latin zelus; ZEAL|
feeling angry and unhappy because someone has something that you wish you had [↪ envious]
jealous of! Do not say 'jealous about' someone or something or 'jealous with' someone. Say jealous of someone or something.
Why are you so jealous of his success?
You're just jealous of her.
feeling angry and unhappy because someone you like or love is showing interest in another person, or another person is showing interest in them:
She gets jealous if I even look at another woman.
He was talking to Nina to make me jealous.
wanting to keep or protect something that you have because you are proud of it:
a country jealous of its heritage