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green

green

 
pronunciation:
grin
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the color of grass or of young, growing leaves; the color between yellow and blue on the color spectrum.
similar words:
aqua, emerald, jade, olive
definition 2: an area with plenty of grass.
We had a picnic on the green.
synonyms:
lawn
similar words:
common, field, heath
definition 3: (plural) leaves of lettuce or other plants; vegetables.
She loves to eat turnip greens but not turnips.
 
similar words:
foliage, salad, vegetables
 
part of speech: adjective
inflections: greener, greenest
definition 1: having the color green.
She caught a green frog.
similar words:
olive
definition 2: full of or covered with living plants, trees, or grass.
The hills are green at this time of year.
similar words:
grassy
definition 3: not completely grown; not ripe.
Eating green bananas can give you an upset stomach.
antonyms:
ripe
similar words:
immature
definition 4: without experience; in need of training.
William was very green when he began his job, but now he has experience.
synonyms:
immature, raw
antonyms:
experienced
similar words:
crude, gullible, innocent, new
definition 5: sick looking; pale.
You looked a little green after eating that big meal.
synonyms:
sickly
similar words:
ghastly, pale, under the weather
derivations: greenish (adj.), greenly (n.), greenness (n.)
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