greenie

[ gree-nee ]
/ ˈgri ni /

noun

Slang. an amphetamine pill, especially one that is green in color.
Australian Slang. a conservationist or environmentalist, especially one who participates in protest demonstrations.

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Origin of greenie

1945–50, for def 1; green + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for greenie

greenie
/ (ˈɡriːnɪ) /

noun

Australian informal a conservationist
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Medical definitions for greenie

greenie
[ grēnē ]

n.

An amphetamine pill that is green in color.
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