- (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
Greens also were less than enthusiastic about new massive public works.
I remember them coming over all adorable with mac and cheese, collard greens, fried chicken.All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson|Alex Suskind|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The salmon is presented atop a mound of sautéed vegetables: mushrooms, peppers, squash, onions, leafy greens, and herbs.Spaghetti for Breakfast?! Not So Crazy at This Idaho Farm Café|Jane & Michael Stern|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Greens Powder - I try to eat lots of dark leafy greens in my diets but somedays are more difficult than others.These Are The 15 Supplements to Keep In Your Medicine Cabinet|Ari Meisel|December 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The point of the Santa Claus myth is to compel children to play nice, finish their greens, and go to bed early.
One of the men told with much relish how he had found enough dandelions for a "mess o' greens."Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
Underneath them, a great rug in the center transformed the floor with the heavy faded yellows and greens of its rich softness.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
Potatoes are becoming as common in France as in England, and the greens of all sorts are to the full as good.
Captain Winfree, straight in his scarlet-trimmed winter greens, tapped the toe of one boot with his swagger-stick.The Great Potlatch Riots|Allen Kim Lang
I des wish you look at dat pone er co'n-bread, honey, en dem ar greens, en see ef dey aint got Remus writ some'rs on um.Nights With Uncle Remus|Joel Chandler Harris
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