transitive verb

chiefly Scottish : suspect, surmise
jaloused frae your last discourse that ye were perplexedJohn Buchan
: to be jealous of or begrudge jealously
jaloused him and planned to do him a harmSir Richard Burton

Word History


French jalouser to envy, be jealous of, from Old French, from jalos, jalous, jelous jealous

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“Jalouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jalouse. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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