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1Having green eyes.‘a portrait of a young, green-eyed girl’
- 1.1 Envious or jealous.‘this is where I get a bit green-eyed and bitter’
- 1.1 Envious or jealous.
the green-eyed monster
- ‘A staggeringly beautiful face, a body to die for, highly successful and brains to boot - the green-eyed monster in all of us would almost wish her personality to be something less - but it's not!’
- ‘Designed exclusively for Habitat by Lance McGregor, this solid teak range is likely to bring out the green-eyed monster in the neighbours.’
- ‘Charlotte Church, with her perfect teeth and beautiful voice, has brought out the green-eyed monster in many of us.’
- ‘However, I have to admit that the green-eyed monster sometimes rears its head when I compare my puny attempts with those of your experts.’
- ‘He realises that it's another attack of the green-eyed monster.’
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