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Definition of jealous:

  1. Apprehensive; anxious; suspiciously watchful.
  2. Disposed to suspect rivalry in matters of interest and affection; apprehensive regarding the motives of possible rivals, or the fidelity of friends; distrustful; having morbid fear of rivalry in love or preference given to another; painfully suspicious of the faithfulness of husband, wife, or lover.
  3. Exacting exclusive devotion; intolerant of rivalry.
  4. Zealous; solicitous; vigilant; anxiously watchful.

Synonyms:

prehensile, apprehensive, overjealous, demanding, green, skeptical, distrustful, doubting, begrudging, monopolizing, clutching, desirous, desire, resentful, avaricious, jaundiced, suspicious, invidious, protective, covetous, greedy, grabby, watchful, owned, insecure, possessive, envious, grasping, green-eyed.

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