Origin of greenie
Examples from the Web for greenie
Is there a city boy who does not know the Greenie (White-plumed Honey-eater)?An Australian Bird Book|John Albert Leach
The Greenie's face showed surprise at Hanlon's action, but it made no move to go.
Mauger was a greenie; he was a product of the worst conditions of the city.The Sea Bride|Ben Ames Williams
The Greenie in turn tapped Hanlon and said "An-yon," and they had made the first beginnings of understanding each other.
Didnt you have sense enough to tell Farnsworth you werent a greenie?Full-Back Foster|Ralph Henry Barbour