jalouse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Scots jalouse, from Old French jalouser.

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Verb[edit]

jalouse (third-person singular simple present jalouses, present participle jalousing, simple past and past participle jaloused)

  1. (Scotland) To suspect.
  2. (misused by southern writers) To be jealous of.
    • 1885: when my two sisters (these two bitches, O Commander of the Faithful!) saw me by the side of my young lover they jaloused me on his account and were wroth and plotted mischief against me. — Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Night 18

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jalouse

  1. feminine form of jaloux

Verb[edit]

jalouse

  1. first-person singular present indicative of jalouser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of jalouser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of jalouser
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of jalouser
  5. second-person singular imperative of jalouser

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French jalouser (to be jealous of).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tae jalouse (third-person singular simple present jalouses, present participle jalousin, simple past jaloused, past participle jaloused)

  1. to guess, suspect, infer, be suspicious of, to have doubts or suspicions about, surmise