green stuff


noun Slang.

paper money.

Origin of green stuff

An Americanism dating back to 1950–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for greenstuff

Historical Examples of greenstuff

  • At home we ate the greenstuff with a spoon, here one did it with a fork.

    The Forest Farm

    Peter Rosegger

  • Grazing animals are looking for greenstuff, and do not wish to eat living creatures which may bite or sting or taste nasty.

  • He dug and planted his own garden, and grew enough potatoes and greenstuff to serve his little family the year round.

    The Argosy


  • A young couple, an old couple, and half a dozen market baskets overflowing with greenstuff, shared the interior with us.

    The Fortunate Isles

    Mary Stuart Boyd

British Dictionary definitions for greenstuff



green vegetables, such as cabbage or lettuce
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