Definitions for GREENgrin

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

greengrin(adj.)green•er, green•est.

  1. (adj.)of the color of growing foliage, between yellow and blue in the spectrum:

    green leaves.

  2. covered with herbage or foliage; verdant:

    green fields.

  3. characterized by verdure:

    a green Christmas.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  4. made of green leafy vegetables:

    a green salad.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  5. not fully matured; unripe:

    green fruit.

  6. unseasoned; not cured:

    green lumber.

  7. immature in age or judgment; untrained; inexperienced:

    green recruits.

  8. simple; unsophisticated; naive.

  9. having a sickly or pale appearance:

    to turn green with fear.

  10. advocating or promoting environmentalism: environmentally sound or beneficial:

    green consumers.

    green computers.

    Category: Ecology, Common Vocabulary

  11. full of life and vigor; youthful:

    a green old age.

  12. fresh, recent, or new:

    a green wound.

  13. (of wine) having a flavor that is raw, harsh, and acid, due esp. to a lack of maturity.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

  14. freshly slaughtered or still raw:

    green meat.

  15. not fired, as bricks or pottery.

  16. (of cement or mortar) freshly set and not completely hardened.

    Category: Building Trades

  17. (n.)a color intermediate in the spectrum between yellow and blue, an effect of light with a wavelength between 500 and 570 nm: found in nature as the color of most grasses and leaves while growing.

    Category: Physics

  18. a secondary color formed by the mixture of blue and yellow pigments.

    Category: Fine Arts

  19. green coloring matter, as paint or dye.

  20. green material or clothing:

    dressed in green.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  21. greens, the leaves and stems of certain plants, as spinach, kale, or lettuce, eaten as a vegetable. fresh leaves or branches of trees, shrubs, etc., used for decoration.

    Category: Cooking

  22. grassy land; a plot of grassy ground.

  23. a piece of grassy ground constituting a town or village common.

  24. Category: Sport

    Ref: Also called putting green.

  25. Category: Sport

    Ref: bowling green. 1

  26. a shooting range for archery.

    Category: Sport

  27. Informal.

    Category: Informal

    Ref: green light (def. 1). 1

  28. Slang. money; greenbacks (usu. prec. by the).

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  29. (v.t.)to become or make green.

Idioms for green:

  1. green with envy,extremely jealous.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of green:

bef. 900; ME, OE grēne, c. OFris grēne, OS grōni, OHG gruoni, ON grønn; akin to grow



  1. John Richard, 1837–83, English historian.

    Category: Biography

  2. Paul Eliot, 1894–1981, U.S. playwright.

    Category: Biography

  3. William, 1873–1952, U.S. labor leader.

    Category: Biography

  4. a river flowing S from W Wyoming to join the Colorado River in SE Utah. 730 mi. (1175 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. green, greenness, viridity(noun)

    green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass

  2. park, commons, common, green(noun)

    a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area

    "they went for a walk in the park"

  3. Green, William Green(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)

  4. Green(noun)

    an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party

  5. Green, Green River(noun)

    a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River

  6. green, putting green, putting surface(noun)

    an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course

    "the ball rolled across the green and into the bunker"

  7. greens, green, leafy vegetable(noun)

    any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables

  8. K, jet, super acid, special K, honey oil, green, cat valium, super C(adj)

    street names for ketamine

  9. green, greenish, light-green, dark-green(adj)

    of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass

    "a green tree"; "green fields"; "green paint"

  10. green(adj)

    concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party

  11. green, unripe, unripened, immature(adj)

    not fully developed or mature; not ripe

    "unripe fruit"; "fried green tomatoes"; "green wood"

  12. green(adj)

    looking pale and unhealthy

    "you're looking green"; "green around the gills"

  13. fleeceable, green, gullible(verb)

    naive and easily deceived or tricked

    "at that early age she had been gullible and in love"

  14. green(verb)

    turn or become green

    "The trees are greening"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. green(adjective)grin

    being the color of grass

    a green dress/shirt/sweater

  2. greengrin

    having a lot of trees and plants

    one of the greenest areas of the city

  3. greengrin

    relating to protection of the environment

    green issues; green products

  4. green(noun)grin

    the color of grass

    a dark/light green

  5. greengrin

    vegetables with green leaves

  6. greengrin

    the area covered in short grass next to a hole on a golf course

    the ninth green

  7. greengrin

    an open space covered in grass in a town

    a concert on the village green


  1. green(Noun)

    A member of a green party; an environmentalist.

  2. green(Noun)

    A putting green, the part of a golf course near the hole.

  3. green(Noun)

    The surface upon which bowls is played.

  4. green(Noun)

    One of the colour balls used in snooker with a value of 3 points.

  5. green(Noun)

    a public patch of land in the middle of a settlement.

  6. green(Noun)


  7. green(Noun)


  8. green(Verb)

    To make (something) green, to turn (something) green.

  9. green(Verb)

    To become or grow green in colour.

  10. green(Verb)

    To add greenspaces to (a town).

  11. green(Verb)

    To become environmentally aware.

  12. green(Verb)

    To make (something) environmentally friendly.

  13. green(Adjective)

    Having green as its color.

    The former flag of Libya is completely green.

  14. green(Adjective)

    Sickly, unwell.

    Sally looks pretty green uE0009268uE001 is she going to be sick?

  15. green(Adjective)


    John's kind of green, so take it easy on him this first week.

  16. green(Adjective)

    Environmentally friendly.

    Let's buy green copier paper for the office

  17. green(Adjective)

    Overcome with envy.

    green with envy

  18. green(Adjective)

    Describing a pitch which, even if there is no visible grass, still contains a significant amount of moisture

  19. green(Adjective)

    Of bacon or similar smallgoods, unprocessed, raw, unsmoked; not smoked or spiced.

  20. green(Adjective)

    Unripe, said of certain fruits that change color when they ripen.

  21. green(Adjective)

    Of wine, high or too high in acidity.

  22. green(Adjective)

    Of freshly cut wood or lumber that has not been dried, containing moisture and therefore relatively more flexible or springy.

  23. green(Adjective)

    Nau00EFve or unaware of obvious facts.

  24. Origin: From grene, from grene, from grōniz (compare West Frisian grien, Dutch groen, German grün, Swedish grön Danish grøn), from gʰrōni- (compare Old Church Slavonic грань), from gʰreh₁. More at grow.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Green

    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

  2. Green

    having a sickly color; wan

  3. Green

    full of life aud vigor; fresh and vigorous; new; recent; as, a green manhood; a green wound

  4. Green

    not ripe; immature; not fully grown or ripened; as, green fruit, corn, vegetables, etc

  5. Green

    not roasted; half raw

  6. Green

    immature in age or experience; young; raw; not trained; awkward; as, green in years or judgment

  7. Green

    not seasoned; not dry; containing its natural juices; as, green wood, timber, etc

  8. Green(noun)

    the color of growing plants; the color of the solar spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue

  9. Green(noun)

    a grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage; as, the village green

  10. Green(noun)

    fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths; -- usually in the plural

  11. Green(noun)

    pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets, etc., which in their green state are boiled for food

  12. Green(noun)

    any substance or pigment of a green color

  13. Green(verb)

    to make green

  14. Green(verb)

    to become or grow green


  1. Green

    Green is the color of emeralds, jade, and growing grass. In the continuum of colors of visible light it is located between yellow and blue. Green is the color most commonly associated with nature and the environmental movement, Ireland, Islam, spring, hope and envy.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'GREEN' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1058

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'GREEN' in Written Corpus Frequency: #899

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'GREEN' in Nouns Frequency: #1137

  4. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'GREEN' in Adjectives Frequency: #117

Anagrams of GREEN

  1. genre

  2. neger

  3. regen

Translations for GREEN

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of the colour of growing grass or the leaves of most plants

a green hat.

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