- (of sand) sufficiently moist to form a compact lining for a mold without further treatment.
- (of a casting) as it comes from the mold.
- (of a powder, in powder metallurgy) unsintered.
- green material or clothing: to be dressed in green.
- greens. Also called Army greens . a blue-green uniform of the U.S. Army.
- fresh leaves or branches of trees, shrubs, etc., used for decoration.
- the leaves and stems of plants, as spinach, lettuce, or beets, used as food.
Idioms about green
Origin of green
OTHER WORDS FROM green
Other definitions for green (2 of 2)
How to use green in a sentence
The fleet of vehicles sold last month was the greenest on record.Start-Up Automaker Elio Builds Small, Cheap, Two-Seater Car|Daniel Gross|August 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
July proved to the greenest month ever for the American car industry—again.July was the Greenest Month Ever for U.S. Car Sales|Anna Batchelor|August 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
November was likely the greenest month for car sales in modern American history.
The Daily Beast crunches the numbers to determine the 25 cities with the greenest citizens.
Even the greenest of politicos knows that no matter the politics of the present, campaign season is just around the corner.
Surely it is the deepest, the steepest, and the greenest cleugh that is shone on by the sun!Angling Sketches|Andrew Lang
This has always been, next to the East, the greenest island of my imagination, and it has not disappointed me.
Ireland has the greenest grass and trees, the finest stones and lakes, and they've jaunting-cars.Freckles|Gene Stratton-Porter
They believed their own skies were bluest, their own cornfields greenest, their tobacco finest, their cotton the whitest on earth.Historic Papers on the Causes of the Civil War|Mrs. Eugenia Dunlap Potts
We have a Red Bull in our village behind Jullundur city, and he grazes by choice in the very greenest of our fields!'Kim|Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for green (1 of 2)
- the edible leaves and stems of certain plants, eaten as a vegetable
- freshly cut branches of ornamental trees, shrubs, etc, used as a decoration
Derived forms of greengreenish, adjectivegreenly, adverbgreenness, noungreeny, adjective
Word Origin for green
British Dictionary definitions for green (2 of 2)
Other Idioms and Phrases with green
In addition to the idioms beginning with green
- green about the gills
- green light, the
- green thumb
- green with envy
- grass is always greener