noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
park; commons; common.
they went for a walk in the park
noun United States labor leader who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1924 to 1952 and who led the struggle with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (1873-1952)
noun an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party
noun a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River
noun an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course
putting surface; putting green.
the ball rolled across the green and into the bunker
noun any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
leafy vegetable; greens.
noun street names for ketamine
jet; honey oil; K; super acid; super C; cat valium; special K.
verb turn or become green
The trees are greening
adjective satellite of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass
dark-green; light-green; greenish.
a green tree
adjective concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party
adjective not fully developed or mature; not ripe
unripe; immature; unripened.
fried green tomatoes
adjective satellite looking pale and unhealthy
you're looking green
green around the gills
adjective satellite naive and easily deceived or tricked
at that early age she had been gullible and in love
OE. grene, AS. gr?ne; akin to D. groen, OS. gr?ni, OHG. gruoni, G. gr?n, Dan. & Sw. gr?n, Icel. gr?nn; fr. the root of E. grow. See Grow.
comparativeGreener ; superlativeGreenest
Having the color of grass when fresh and growing; resembling that color of the solar spectrum which is between the yellow and the blue; verdant; emerald.
Having a sickly color; wan.
To look so green and pale.
Full of life aud vigor; fresh and vigorous; new; recent; as, a green manhood; a green wound.
As valid against such an old and beneficent government as against . . . the greenest usurpation.
Not ripe; immature; not fully grown or ripened; as, green fruit, corn, vegetables, etc.
Not roasted; half raw. R.
We say the meat is green when half roasted.
Immature in age or experience; young; raw; not trained; awkward; as, green in years or judgment.
I might be angry with the officious zeal which supposes that its green conceptions can instruct my gray hairs.
Sir W. Scott.
Not seasoned; not dry; containing its natural juices; as, green wood, timber, etc.Shak.
The color of growing plants; the color of the solar spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue.
A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage; as, the village green.
O'er the smooth enameled green.
Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths; -- usually in the plural.
In that soft season when descending showers
Call forth the greens, and wake the rising flowers.
pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets, etc., which in their green state are boiled for food.
Any substance or pigment of a green color.
Green transitive verb
imperfect & past participleGreened : present participle & verbal nounGreening
To make green.
Great spring before
Greened all the year.