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.

25B6; noun

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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