What does emulous mean?

Definitions for emulous
ˈɛm yə ləsemu·lous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. emulousadjective

    characterized by or arising from emulation or imitation

  2. emulous, rivalrousadjective

    eager to surpass others


  1. emulousadjective

    ambitious or competitive.

    Etymology: From aemulus, from ἁμιλλάομαι, akin to imitari; see imitate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Emulousadjective

    ambitiously desirous to equal or even to excel another; eager to emulate or vie with another; desirous of like excellence with another; -- with of; as, emulous of another's example or virtues

    Etymology: [L. aemulus. See Emulate.]

  2. Emulousadjective

    vying with; rivaling; hence, contentious, envious

    Etymology: [L. aemulus. See Emulate.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of emulous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of emulous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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