1 (often foll. by of) fiercely protective (of rights etc.).
2 afraid, suspicious, or resentful of rivalry in love or affection.
3 (often foll. by of) envious or resentful (of a person or a person's advantages etc.).
4 (of God) intolerant of disloyalty.
5 (of inquiry, supervision, etc.) vigilant.
ME f. OF gelos f. med.L zelosus ZEALOUS
anxious, begrudging, bitter, covetous, demanding, desirous of, distrustful, doubting, envious, enviousness, envying, grasping, green, green with envy, green with jealousy, green-eyed, grudging, horn-mad, insecure, invidious, invidiousness, jaundice-eyed, jaundiced, jealousy, mistrustful, mistrusting, possessive, possessory, questioning, resentful, suspicious, threatened, vulnerable, yellow, yellow-eyed
jealousy, jealousness, jaundiced eye, envious suspicion, suspicion, green-eyed monster, yellows, Juno, jealous
as a barbary pigeon, jaundiced, yellow-eyed, envious, hornmad.