Definitions for grassgrɑs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
any of various plants that have jointed stems and bladelike leaves and are cultivated for lawns, used as pasture, or cut for hay.
such plants collectively.
any of numerous related plants.
a picnic on the grass.
grasses, stalks or sprays of grass.
(v.t.)to cover with grass or turf.
to feed with growing grass; pasture.
(v.i.)to produce grass; become covered with grass.
Idioms for grass:
let the grass grow under one's feet,to delay action.
Origin of grass:
bef. 900; OE græs, c. OHG, ON, Go gras; akin to grow , green
Günter (Wilhelm), born 1927, German author: Nobel prize 1999.
narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
Grass, Gunter Grass, Gunter Wilhelm Grass(noun)
German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)
a police informer who implicates many people
eatage, forage, pasture, pasturage, grass(noun)
bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
pot, grass, green goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Jane(verb)
street names for marijuana
shoot down, of birds
cover with grass
"The owners decided to grass their property"
spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach
grass, grass over(verb)
cover with grass
feed with grass
denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag(verb)
give away information about somebody
"He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a common green plant that grows in fields, or a type of this
to cut the grass; Please do not walk on the grass.
to smoke grass
Any plant of the family Poaceae, characterized by leaves that arise from nodes in the stem, wrap around it for a distance, and leave, especially those grown as ground cover rather than for grain.
An informer, police informer; one who betrays a group (of criminals, etc) to the authorities.
Sharp, closely spaced discontinuities in the trace of a cathode-ray tube, produced by random interference.
Noise on an A-scope or similar type of radar display.
To lay out on the grass; to knock down (an opponent etc.).
To act as a grass or informer, to betray; to report on (criminals etc) to the authorities.
Origin: græs, from grasan (compare gers, gras, Gras, græs, gräs), from gʰreH₁- 'to grow'. Non Germanic cognates include Latin , Albanian grath. Related to grow and green.
popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute the food of cattle and other beasts; pasture
an endogenous plant having simple leaves, a stem generally jointed and tubular, the husks or glumes in pairs, and the seed single
the season of fresh grass; spring
metaphorically used for what is transitory
to cover with grass or with turf
to expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc
to bring to the grass or ground; to land; as, to grass a fish
to produce grass
Grasses, or more technically graminoids, are monocotyledonous, usually herbaceous plants with narrow leaves growing from the base. They include the "true grasses", of the family Poaceae, as well as the sedges and the rushes. The true grasses include cereals, bamboo and the grasses of lawns and grassland. Sedges include many wild marsh and grassland plants, and some cultivated ones such as water chestnut and papyrus sedge. Uses for graminoids include food, drink, pasture for livestock, thatch, paper, fuel, clothing, insulation, construction, sports turf, basket weaving and many others.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'grass' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2580
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'grass' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1948
Rank popularity for the word 'grass' in Nouns Frequency: #1024
Translations for grass
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the green plant which covers fields, garden lawns etc.
- gramaPortuguese (BR)
- das GrasGerman
- γρασίδι, χλόηGreek
- 草Chinese (Trad.)
- 草Chinese (Simp.)
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