[gras-ee, grah-see]

adjective, grass·i·er, grass·i·est.

covered with grass.
of, like, or pertaining to grass; grasslike.
of the color of grass: grassy green.

Origin of grassy

First recorded in 1505–15; grass + -y1
Related formsgrass·i·ness, nounun·grass·y, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for grassy

verdant, lush, green, matted, sowed, tangled, reedy, sedgy, sodded, turfy

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adjective grassier or grassiest

covered with, containing, or resembling grass
Derived Formsgrassiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for grassy

mid-15c., from grass + -y (2).

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