Definitions of green

  1. showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages; " he was never covetous before he met her"; " jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions"; " envious of their art collection"; " he was green with envy"
  2. naive and easily deceived or tricked; " at that early age she had been gullible and in love"
  3. turn or become green; " The trees are greening"
  4. the property of being green; resembling the color of growing grass
  5. an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course; " the ball rolled across the green and into the trap"
  6. a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River
  7. an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party
  8. 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)
  9. ( of a product) not harmful to the environment
  10. not fully developed or mature; not ripe; " unripe fruit"; " fried green tomatoes"; " green wood"
  11. street names for ketamine
  12. similar to the color of fresh grass; " a green tree"; " green fields"; " green paint"
  13. looking pale and unhealthy; " you're looking green"; " green around the gills"
  14. concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party
  15. 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.
  16. Having a sickly color; wan.
  17. Full of life aud vigor; fresh and vigorous; new; recent; as, a green manhood; a green wound.
  18. Not ripe; immature; not fully grown or ripened; as, green fruit, corn, vegetables, etc.
  19. Not roasted; half raw.
  20. Immature in age or experience; young; raw; not trained; awkward; as, green in years or judgment.
  21. Not seasoned; not dry; containing its natural juices; as, green wood, timber, etc.
  22. The color of growing plants; the color of the solar spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue.
  23. A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage; as, the village green.
  24. pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets, etc., which in their green state are boiled for food.
  25. Any substance or pigment of a green color.
  26. To make green.
  27. To become or grow green.
  28. Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths; - usually in the plural.
  29. The color of growing grass or plants; a color between, or composed of blue and yellow; a grassplot or common.
  30. Having the color of growing grass or plants; of a color between, or composed of, blue and yellow; fresh; flourishing; unripe; not salted; immature; inexperienced; raw.
  31. Greenly.
  32. Of the color of growing plants: growing: vigorous: new: unripe: inexperienced: young.
  33. To grow green: to become covered with verdure: to be verdurous. " Yonder greening tree."- Tennyson. " By greening slope and singing flood."- Whittier.
  34. A green color; a grassy plat.
  35. Of the color of the leaves of plants; fresh; vigorous; young; raw.
  36. Of the ordinary color of growing plants.
  37. Unripe; immature.
  38. New; fresh; flourishing.
  39. A green color or object.
  40. A plot of grass- land.
  41. Copperas.
  42. Of a colour composed of blue and yellow, or that of growing plants and herbage; fresh; recent; flourishing; undecayed; not dry; not seasoned; half- raw; unripe; young; raw; inexperienced; pale; sickly; not yet four months old, said of a goose.
  43. A colour composed of blue and yellow; a grass- plot or lawn.
  44. Of the colour of plants or herbage; verdant; flourishing; fresh; not dry; half- raw; unripe; inexperienced.
  45. A colour; a small grassy plain.

Usage examples for green

  1. My name is Green." – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  2. How green the trees- how very green! – The Singing Mouse Stories by Emerson Hough
  3. They have been finding a good deal of gold lately in the Green River country where my father is. – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
  4. You must be a sharp one, though you do look so jolly green! – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
  5. Before them lay a green rise, hardly to be called a hill, and yet high enough to conceal the country beyond. – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  6. The blue sky and green trees were reflected in the water, the pleasure boat was fastened to the boat house. – Dora Thorne by Charlotte M. Braeme
  7. How green the world had seemed that morning! – The Proud Prince by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  8. There is every sign of a vigorous, green old age about you. – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  9. He'd be green in the eye for a week. – Torchy and Vee by Sewell Ford
  10. There is nothing the matter, only your father has more than he can do with but Thornton and Green to help him. – The Story of Wool by Sara Ware Bassett
  11. " I am going to give one side of the green house to you," he said, turning to Matilda. – Trading by Susan Warner
  12. If these things were done in the green tree, what will be done in the dry? – Memories of Bethany by John Ross Macduff
  13. O to be free to marry Widow Green! – The Love-Chase by James Sheridan Knowles
  14. Also, zere is no green on my eye, Marteau, and you can dam' well smoke it! – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  15. Wouldst thou sigh for thy green island? – The Pilgrims Of The Rhine by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  16. There are black ones and bright blue ones, or green ones with blue eyes. – The Insect Folk by Margaret Warner Morley
  17. Then you're the fellow down in the Green, aren't you? – The Varmint by Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger
  18. Once she was on the Green, Priscilla paused and looked about. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  19. Effra of the Green Eyes, he had called her. – Sinister Paradise by Robert Moore Williams
  20. " Mine are green and white," said Will. – Hildegarde's Neighbors by Laura E. Richards