green fingers


plural noun British Informal.


Nearby words

  1. green corn,
  2. green crab,
  3. green cross code,
  4. green dragon,
  5. green earth,
  6. green fish,
  7. green flag,
  8. green flash,
  9. green footprint,
  10. green gentian

Origin of green fingers

First recorded in 1930–35

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British Dictionary definitions for green fingers

green fingers

pl n

considerable talent or ability to grow plantsUS and Canadian equivalent: green thumb
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