Origin of olive-green
Words nearby olive-green
How to use olive-green in a sentence
I really wanted Trenchmouth to succeed and at the time wished we were as big as Green Day.
It’s cool because Trenchmouth opened for Green Day in the early ‘90s in Wisconsin.
I just did one [Geezer] with Billie Joe Armstrong from Green Day.
It took me 1,015 strokes to see this shade of green in a world of orange, and my jaw nearly dropped.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Rub the loin with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries|Carla Hall|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the dispersal of the spores the cone shrivels up, and then the stems starts to send out green branches.
The plant as a whole remains green until late in the autumn.
A few, very few, little dots had run back over that green patch—the others had passed down into the world of darkness.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
I could see only the stretch of green before me, and I felt as if I must walk on forever, without coming to the end of it.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
It was a spring day, and the fat buds of the chestnuts were bursting into magnificent green plumes.Children's Ways|James Sully
British Dictionary definitions for olive-green
- a colour that is greener, stronger, and brighter than olive; deep yellowish-green
- (as adjective)an olive-green coat