Meaning of emulous

em•u•lous

Pronunciation: (em'yu-lus), [key]
— adj.
  1. desirous of equaling or excelling; filled with emulation: boys emulous of their fathers.
  2. arising from or of the nature of emulation, as actions or attitudes.
  3. jealous; envious.
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