Meaning of GREEN in English
n. 25B6; adjective
a green scarf : viridescent; olive green, pea green, emerald green, lime green, bottle green, Lincoln green, sea green, eau de Nil; poetic/literary virescent, glaucous.
a green island : VERDANT, grassy, leafy, verdurous.
he promotes Green issues : ENVIRONMENTAL, ecological, conservation, eco-.
a green alternative to diesel : ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY, non-polluting; ozone-friendly.
green bananas : UNRIPE, immature.
green timber : UNSEASONED, not aged, unfinished; pliable, supple.
green bacon : RAW, fresh, unsmoked, uncured.
the new lieutenant was very green : INEXPERIENCED, unversed, callow, immature; new, raw, unseasoned, untried; inexpert, untrained, unqualified, ignorant; simple, unsophisticated, unpolished; naive, innocent, ingenuous, credulous, gullible, unworldly; informal wet behind the ears, born yesterday.
he went green : PALE, wan, pallid, ashen, ashen-faced, pasty, pasty-faced, grey, whitish, washed out, whey-faced, waxen, waxy, blanched, drained, pinched, sallow; sickly, nauseous, ill, sick, unhealthy.
barren, dry, cured, experienced, ruddy.
a canopy of green over the road : FOLIAGE, greenery, plants, leaves, leafage, vegetation.
a village green : LAWN, common, grassy area, sward.
they had roast beef and greens : VEGETABLES, leaf vegetables; informal veg, veggies.
Greens are against multinationals : ENVIRONMENTALIST, conservationist, preservationist, nature-lover, eco-activist.
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