adjective, green·er, green·est.
- (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.
verb (used with or without object)
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Origin of green
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Definition for green (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for green
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.
Every day he led his flock of sheep to the greenest pasture and then watered them at the still pools of water.The Bible Story|Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
The fire would do a deal of damage along here, for even the greenest trees would be badly scorched.Frances of the Ranges|Amy Bell Marlowe
Flags and tall yellow irises and the greenest of green tufts grow in the water and about the foundations of the bridges.The Thames|G. E. Mitton
And among them, brightest and greenest of them all, the arbutus!A Little Tour In Ireland|S. Reynolds Hole
Beyond a plot of flowers, a gold-green meadow dipped to a ridge of gorse bordered by dark firs and the tips of greenest larches.Sandra Belloni, Complete|George Meredith
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)
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