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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Definition for green (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for green
Pecan, sweet potato, pumpkin, apple — every bite of turkey, stuffing, and green-bean casserole is just a means to an end, and by end, we mean your favorite seasonal dessert.
Green, 33, was signed by the Lakers in 2019 as a three-and-D wing.NBA free agency tracker (plus trades): Warriors acquire Kelly Oubre; 76ers trade Al Horford to Thunder|Ben Golliver|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
If Sanitation360′s soon-to-debut toilet design takes off, it seems there’s a market for food producers looking to grow greener.Your pee could be the golden ticket to a greener world|Ula Chrobak|November 19, 2020|Popular Science
Not all funding for the green transition must come from the government, of course—the private sector has a big role to play.
It’s only green if it’s been created using renewable energy.
From out of the shade below the big tree they regarded me greenly—and I saw them no more.The Green Eyes of Bst|Sax Rohmer
Captain Greenly, go to quarters, and see all clear on the main-deck, to use the batteries if wanted.
Greenly instantly left the poop on this new and important duty.
Orsino turned for an overdue check on the jaygee and found him conscious, but greenly clinging to the sides of the vehicle.The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth
I account for the deficiencies of both the French and Spanish marines something in this way, Greenly.
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