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green

 (grēn)
n.
1. The hue of that portion of the visible spectrum lying between yellow and blue, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 490 to 570 nanometers; any of a group of colors that may vary in lightness and saturation and whose hue is that of the emerald or somewhat less yellow than that of growing grass; one of the additive or light primaries; one of the psychological primary hues.
2. Something green in color.
3. greens Green growth or foliage, especially:
a. The branches and leaves of plants used for decoration.
b. Leafy plants or plant parts eaten as vegetables.
4. A grassy lawn or plot, especially:
a. A grassy area located usually at the center of a city or town and set aside for common use; a common.
b. Sports A putting green.
5. greens A green uniform: "a young ... sergeant in dress greens" (Nelson DeMille).
6. Slang Money.
7. Green A supporter of a social and political movement that espouses global environmental protection, bioregionalism, social responsibility, and nonviolence.
adj. green·er, green·est
1. Of the color green.
2.
a. Abounding in or covered with green growth or foliage: the green woods.
b. Made with green or leafy vegetables: a green salad.
c. Characterized by mild or temperate weather: a green climate.
3.
a. Not mature or ripe: green tomatoes.
b. Not grown up; young: still at a green age.
c. Vigorous or robust: keeping one's memory green.
d. Lacking training or experience. See Synonyms at young.
e. Lacking sophistication or worldly experience; naive.
f. Easily duped or deceived; gullible.
4. Not yet fully processed, especially:
a. Not dried or aged: green wood.
b. Not cured or tanned: green pelts.
5.
a. Beneficial to the environment or less harmful to the environment than others: green technology; recyclable green products.
b. Favoring or supporting environmentalism: green legislators who strengthened pollution controls.
6.
a. Having a sickly or unhealthy appearance.
b. Envious or jealous.
7. Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a green circle, indicating the easiest level of difficulty.
v. greened, green·ing, greens
v.intr.
To become green: The rains came, and the grass greened.
v.tr.
1. To make green: Grass greened the hills.
2. To design or organize so as to be beneficial or less harmful to the environment, especially in reducing the amount of pollution created: efforts to green the economy.
Idiom:
green around/about the gills
Pale or sickly in appearance.

[Middle English grene, from Old English grēne; see ghrē- in Indo-European roots. N., sense 7 translation of German (die) Grünen, (the) Greens, from grün, green.]

green′ly adv.
green′ness n.

green

(ɡriːn)
n
1. (Colours) any of a group of colours, such as that of fresh grass, that lie between yellow and blue in the visible spectrum in the wavelength range 575–500 nanometres. Green is the complementary colour of magenta and with red and blue forms a set of primary colours.
2. (Dyeing) a dye or pigment of or producing these colours
3. something of the colour green
4. a small area of grassland, esp in the centre of a village
5. an area of ground used for a purpose: a putting green.
6. (Plants) (plural)
a. the edible leaves and stems of certain plants, eaten as a vegetable
b. freshly cut branches of ornamental trees, shrubs, etc, used as a decoration
7. (Environmental Science) (sometimes capital) a person, esp a politician, who supports environmentalist issues (see sense 13)
8. (Banking & Finance) slang money
9. (Plants) slang marijuana of low quality
10. (plural) slang sexual intercourse
adj
11. (Colours) of the colour green
12. (Animals) greenish in colour or having parts or marks that are greenish: a green monkey.
13. (Environmental Science) (sometimes capital) concerned with or relating to conservation of the world's natural resources and improvement of the environment: green policies; the green consumer.
14. vigorous; not faded: a green old age.
15. envious or jealous
16. immature, unsophisticated, or gullible
17. characterized by foliage or green plants: a green wood; a green salad.
18. fresh, raw, or unripe: green bananas.
19. unhealthily pale in appearance: he was green after his boat trip.
20. (Economics) denoting a unit of account that is adjusted in accordance with fluctuations between the currencies of the EU nations and is used to make payments to agricultural producers within the EU: green pound.
21. (Ceramics) (of pottery) not fired
22. (Cookery) (of meat) not smoked or cured; unprocessed: green bacon.
23. (Metallurgy) metallurgy (of a product, such as a sand mould or cermet) compacted but not yet fired; ready for firing
24. (Forestry) (of timber) freshly felled; not dried or seasoned
25. (General Engineering) (of concrete) not having matured to design strength
vb
to make or become green
[Old English grēne; related to Old High German gruoni; see grow]
ˈgreenish adj
ˈgreenly adv
ˈgreenness n
ˈgreeny adj

Green

(ɡriːn)
n
1. (Biography) Henry, real name Henry Vincent Yorke. 1905–73, British novelist: author of Living (1929), Loving (1945), and Back (1946)
2. (Biography) John Richard. 1837–83, British historian; author of A Short History of the English People (1874)
3. (Biography) T(homas) H(ill). 1836–82, British idealist philosopher. His chief work, Prolegomena to Ethics, was unfinished at his death

green

(grin)

adj. green•er, green•est. adj.
1. 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.
4. made of green leafy vegetables: a green salad.
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.
a. advocating or promoting environmentalism: green consumers.
b. environmentally sound or beneficial: green computers.
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.
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.
n.
17. 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.
18. a secondary color formed by the mixture of blue and yellow pigments.
19. green coloring matter, as paint or dye.
20. green material or clothing: dressed in green.
21. greens,
a. the leaves and stems of certain plants, as spinach, kale, or lettuce, eaten as a vegetable.
b. fresh leaves or branches of trees, shrubs, etc., used for decoration.
22. grassy land; a plot of grassy ground.
23. a piece of grassy ground constituting a town or village common.
24. Also called putting green. the area of closely cropped grass surrounding each hole on a golf course.
26. a shooting range for archery.
27. Informal. green light (def. 1).
28. Slang. money; greenbacks (usu. prec. by the).
v.i., v.t.
29. to become or make green.
Idioms:
green with envy, extremely jealous.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English grēne, c. Old Frisian grēne, Old Saxon grōni, Old High German gruoni, Old Norse grønn; akin to grow]
green′ly, adv.
green′ness, n.

Green

(grin)

n.
1. John Richard, 1837–83, English historian.
2. Paul Eliot, 1894–1981, U.S. playwright.
3. William, 1873–1952, U.S. labor leader.
4. a river flowing S from W Wyoming to join the Colorado River in SE Utah. 730 mi. (1175 km) long.

Green

 

See Also: COLORS, ENVY

  1. Bright green like a parrot’s wing —Hugh Walpole
  2. (Eyes as) deeply green as an Amazonian jungle —Ed McBain
  3. Green and shiny as a frog come out of the swamp —R. Wright Campbell
  4. Green as a canker —V. S. Pritchett
  5. Green … as a well-watered palm —Mark Helprin
  6. Green as jealousy —Vita Sackville-West
  7. (Fields as) green as jellied mint —Malcolm Cowley
  8. (Eyes) green as leeks —William Shakespeare
  9. (The trees were) green as paper money —George Garrett
  10. Green as spring —Beryl Markham
  11. Green as St. Patrick’s Day icing —Marge Piercy
  12. (Eyes) green as wings of horseflies —Erica Jong
  13. Greener than envy and money —George Garrett

green


Past participle: greened
Gerund: greening

Imperative
green
green
Present
I green
you green
he/she/it greens
we green
you green
they green
Preterite
I greened
you greened
he/she/it greened
we greened
you greened
they greened
Present Continuous
I am greening
you are greening
he/she/it is greening
we are greening
you are greening
they are greening
Present Perfect
I have greened
you have greened
he/she/it has greened
we have greened
you have greened
they have greened
Past Continuous
I was greening
you were greening
he/she/it was greening
we were greening
you were greening
they were greening
Past Perfect
I had greened
you had greened
he/she/it had greened
we had greened
you had greened
they had greened
Future
I will green
you will green
he/she/it will green
we will green
you will green
they will green
Future Perfect
I will have greened
you will have greened
he/she/it will have greened
we will have greened
you will have greened
they will have greened
Future Continuous
I will be greening
you will be greening
he/she/it will be greening
we will be greening
you will be greening
they will be greening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been greening
you have been greening
he/she/it has been greening
we have been greening
you have been greening
they have been greening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been greening
you will have been greening
he/she/it will have been greening
we will have been greening
you will have been greening
they will have been greening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been greening
you had been greening
he/she/it had been greening
we had been greening
you had been greening
they had been greening
Conditional
I would green
you would green
he/she/it would green
we would green
you would green
they would green
Past Conditional
I would have greened
you would have greened
he/she/it would have greened
we would have greened
you would have greened
they would have greened

green

Area around the hole closely mown for putting.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.green - green color or pigmentgreen - green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
greenishness - the property of being somewhat green
sea green - the property of a moderate green color resembling the waters of the sea
sage green - the color of sage leaves
bottle green - dark to moderate or greyish green
chrome green - a brilliant green color
emerald - the green color of an emerald
olive green, olive-green - a color that is lighter and greener than olive
pea green, yellow green, yellowish green, chartreuse, Paris green - a shade of green tinged with yellow
blue green, bluish green, teal - a blue-green color or pigment; "they painted it a light shade of bluish green"
jade green, jade - a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green
2.green - a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; "they went for a walk in the park"
amusement park, funfair, pleasure ground - a commercially operated park with stalls and shows for amusement
populated area, urban area - a geographical area constituting a city or town
village green - a village park consisting of a plot of grassy land
3.Green - 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 - an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party
Green Party - an environmentalist political party
conservationist, environmentalist - someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollution
5.green - a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado RiverGreen - a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River
Beehive State, Mormon State, Utah, UT - a state in the western United States; settled in 1847 by Mormons led by Brigham Young
Equality State, WY, Wyoming - a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east
6.green - an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf coursegreen - an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course; "the ball rolled across the green and into the bunker"
golf course, links course - course consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf
land site, site - the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located); "a good site for the school"
7.green - any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetablesgreen - any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
veg, vegetable, veggie - edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
chop-suey greens - succulent and aromatic young dark green leaves used in Chinese and Vietnamese and Japanese cooking
sprout - a newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)
beet green - young leaves of the beetroot
chard, leaf beet, spinach beet, Swiss chard - long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves
salad green, salad greens - greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads
dandelion green - edible leaves of the common dandelion collected from the wild; used in salads and in making wine
lamb's-quarter, pigweed, wild spinach - leaves collected from the wild
wild spinach - leafy greens collected from the wild and used as a substitute for spinach
turnip greens - tender leaves of young white turnips
common sorrel, sorrel - large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces
French sorrel - greens having small tart oval to pointed leaves; preferred to common sorrel for salads
spinach - dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads
8.green - street names for ketamine
Ketalar, ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride - a general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar to those associated with the use of PCP
Verb1.green - turn or become green; "The trees are greening"
discolour, discolor, color, colour - change color, often in an undesired manner; "The shirts discolored"
Adj.1.green - 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"
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
2.green - concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party
3.green - not fully developed or maturegreen - not fully developed or mature; not ripe; "unripe fruit"; "fried green tomatoes"; "green wood"
ripe, mature - fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used; "ripe peaches"; "full-bodied mature wines"
4.green - looking pale and unhealthy; "you're looking green"; "green around the gills"
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
5.green - naive and easily deceived or tricked; "at that early age she had been gullible and in love"
naif, naive - marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience; "a teenager's naive ignorance of life"; "the naive assumption that things can only get better"; "this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances"

green

adjective
1. verdant, leafy, grassy The city has only thirteen square centimetres of green space for each inhabitant.
2. ecological, conservationist, environment-friendly, ecologically sound, eco-friendly, ozone-friendly, non-polluting trying to persuade governments to adopt greener policies
3. unripe, fresh, raw, immature Pick and ripen any green fruits in a warm dark place.
5. jealous, grudging, resentful, envious, covetous Collectors worldwide will turn green with envy.
6. nauseous, ill, sick, pale, unhealthy, wan, under the weather By the end of the race the runners would be green with sickness.
7. (with capital) environmentalist, conservationist, tree-hugger (informal, derogatory) The Greens see themselves as a radical alternative to the two major parties.
noun
1. lawn, common, turf, sward, grassplot a pageant on the village green
Related words
adjective verdant

Shades of green

almond green, apple green, aqua, aquamarine, avocado, celadon, chartreuse, citron, cyan, eau de nil, emerald green, jade, lime green, Lincoln green, Nile green, olive, pea green, pine green, pistachio, sea green, teal, turquoise

green

noun
1. A tract of cultivated land belonging to and used by a community:
2. Slang. Something, such as coins or printed bills, used as a medium of exchange:
Informal: wampum.
Chiefly British: brass.
adjective
1. Being in an early period of growth or development:
2. Lacking experience and the knowledge gained from it:
Translations
groen
أَخْضَرأخْضَراللون الأخْضَرحَسود، غَيور جدادهان أخْضَر
зелен
verdverda
zelenýnezkušenýzelenánezralýtrávník
grøngrønhedgrønne farvegrønninguerfaren
verdaverdoverdulo
roheline
kokematonvihreävihreä väriraakatuore
neiskusanzelenzelenaZeleni
zöldgolfpálya lyuk körüli részesápadt zöldes
verde
hijau
grænngrænn liturgrænn, reynslulaus, barnalegurgrasflöt, grænt svæîióòroskaîur
未熟な病弱な緑色緑色の
녹색녹색의미숙한
viridis
žaliasžaliųjųžalsvasžalumažalumynai
zaļšzaļš aiz skaudībaszaļumsbālsmaurs
പച്ച
groengroenegroene jongende Groenen
verde
zelenýenvironmentálnyzeleň
zelenzelenazelenicazeleno
gröngrönområdeoerfaren
สีเขียวคนอ่อนหัดพรรคหรือกลุ่มคนที่รักษาสิ่งแวดล้อม
yeşilyeşil alanyeşil renkacemiçevreci
ngây thơthiếu kinh nghiệmxanh lá cây

green

[griːn]
A. ADJ (greener (compar) (greenest (superl)))
1. (in colour) → verde
dark greenverde oscuro adj inv
light greenverde claro adj inv
she was wearing a light green blousellevaba una blusa verde claro
blue greenverde azulado adj inv
it's a very green cityes una ciudad con muchas zonas verdes
to turn or go green [tree] → verdear
she went green at the thought (= nauseous) → se puso blanca sólo de pensarlo
to be green with envymorirse de envidia
to make sb green with envyponerle a algn los dientes largos
she's got green fingers (Brit) she's got a green thumb (US) → se le dan muy bien las plantas
the green shoots of recoverylos primeros indicios de la recuperación
see also gill 1
2. (= unripe) [banana, tomato, wood] → verde
3. (fig) (= inexperienced) → novato; (= naive) → inocente
I'm not as green as I look!¡no soy tan inocente como parezco!
he's as green as grasses más inocente que un niño
4. (= ecological) [movement, vote, person] → verde, ecologista; [issues, policy, product] → ecologista
the green poundla libra verde
B. N
1. (= colour) → verde m
2. (= grassy area)
2.1. (= lawn) → césped m; (= field) → prado m (also village green) → césped m comunal
2.2. (Sport) (in Golf) → green m; (for bowls) → pista f
see also bowling B
see also putting B
3. greens (Culin) → verdura fsing
eat up your greens!¡cómete la verdura!
4. (Pol) the Greenslos verdes
C. ADV (Pol) to vote greenvotar por el partido ecologista, votar a los verdes
to think greenpensar en el medio ambiente
D. CPD green algae Nalgas fpl verdes
green bacon Ntocino m sin ahumar, beicon m sin ahumar (Sp), panceta f (S. Cone)
green bean Njudía f verde, ejote m (Mex), poroto m verde (Andes, S. Cone), chaucha f (Arg)
green belt N (Brit) → zona f verde
Green Beret N (Brit, US) (= person) → boina mf verde
green card N (in EC) (Aut) → carta f verde; (in US) permiso de residencia y trabajo en los EE.UU.
the Green Cross Code N (Brit) → código m de seguridad vial
green goddess N (Brit) coche de bomberos del ejército
green light Nluz f verde
to give sb/sth the green lightdar luz verde a algn/algo
green onion N (US) → cebolleta f, cebollino m
green paper N (Brit) (Pol) → libro m verde
the Green Party N (Pol) → el partido ecologista, los verdes
green peas NPLguisantes mpl
green pepper N (= vegetable) → pimiento m verde, pimentón m verde (LAm)
green room N (Theat) → camerino m
green salad Nensalada f (de lechuga, pepino, pimiento verde, etc)
green vegetables NPLverduras fpl de hoja verde

Green

[ˈgriːn] (POLITICS)
adj [candidate] → des Verts
n
the Greens → les Verts mpl

green

[ˈgriːn]
adjvert(e)
a green car → une voiture verte
to be green with envy → être vert(e) de jalousie
(= ecological) [issue, policy] → écologique; [activist] → vert(e); [product] → écologique
(= inexperienced) → (bien) jeune, inexpérimenté(e)
n
(= colour) → vert m
a dark green → un vert foncé
[golf course] → vert m
(= stretch of grass) → pelouse f
(also village green) → pré m communal
greens npl (= vegetables) → légumes mpl verts

green

adj (+er)
grün; green spaceGrünfläche f; to go green (person)grün im Gesicht werden; to be/turn green with envyblass or grün or gelb vor Neid sein/werden; to make somebody green with envyjdn vor Neid erblassen lassen; the green shoots of recoverydie ersten Anzeichen für einen Aufschwung; green saladgrüner Salat
(Pol) movement, party, issuesgrün; person, companygrün, umweltbewusst; policy, measures, product, technologygrün, umweltfreundlich; he stressed his green credentialser betonte, was er alles schon für die Umwelt getan habe; green eggsgrüne Eier pl
(= unripe) fruit, tomatoesgrün
(= inexperienced)grün; (= naive)naiv; I’m not as green as I look (inf)ich bin nicht so dumm, wie ich aussehe (inf)
n
(= colour)Grün nt
(= area of grass)Grünfläche f; (Golf) → Grün nt; (village) greenDorfwiese f, → Dorfanger m (dated) ? also bowling green
greens pl (= vegetables)Grüngemüse nt
(Pol) the Greensdie Grünen pl
adv (Pol) vote, thinkgrün

green

:
green algae
pl (Bot) → Grünalgen pl
greenback
n (US inf) → Lappen m (sl), → Geldschein m
green bean
green belt
nGrüngürtel m
Green Berets
pl (US Mil) → Kommandotruppe fder US-Streitkräfte
green card
n
(US: = residence permit) → Aufenthaltsgenehmigung f
(Brit Insur) → grüne Versicherungskarte
green cloth
n (esp US) (for gambling) → Spieltisch m; (for billiards) → Billardtisch m
Green Cross Code
n (Brit) Regeln für Kinder zur Sicherheit im Straßenverkehr

green

:
green-eyed
adj (lit)grünäugig; (fig)scheel(äugig), missgünstig; the green monster (fig)der blasse Neid
greenfield
adj land etcunerschlossen; green siteBauplatz mim Grünen; many universities are on green sitesviele Universitäten befinden sich im Grünen
greenfinch
nGrünfink m
green fingers
pl (Brit) → gärtnerisches Geschick; to have greeneine Hand für Pflanzen haben
greenfly
nBlattlaus f
greengage
nReneklode f, → Reineclaude f
green goddess
n (Brit inf) meist vom Militär eingesetztes Feuerwehrauto
greengrocer
n (esp Brit) → (Obst- und) Gemüsehändler(in) m(f); at the green’s (shop)im Gemüseladen
greengrocery
n (esp Brit: = shop) → Obst- und Gemüsehandlung f; (= trade)Obst- und Gemüsehandel m; (= articles)Obst und Gemüse nt
greenhorn
n (inf, inexperienced) → Greenhorn nt; (gullible) → Einfaltspinsel m
greenhouse
nGewächshaus nt, → Treibhaus nt
greenhouse effect
greenhouse gas
nTreibhausgas nt

green

:
green light
ngrünes Licht; to give somebody/something the greenjdm/einer Sache grünes Licht or freie Fahrt geben
green lung
n (fig)grüne Lunge, Grünfläche f
green man
n (at street crossing) → grünes Licht; (as said to children) → grünes Männchen; little green menkleine grüne Männchen
green monkey disease
n (Med) → Marburg-Krankheit f
Green Mountain State
n the green der US-Bundesstaat Vermont

green

:
green onion
n (US) → Frühlingszwiebel f
Green Paper
n (Brit Pol) → Vorlage ffür eine Parlamentsdebatte
Green Party
n the greendie Grünen pl
green pea
n(grüne) Erbse f
Greenpeace
nGreenpeace nt
green pepper
n(grüne) Paprikaschote
green pound
n (Econ) the greendas grüne Pfund
green revolution
n (Econ, Agr) the greendie grüne Revolution
greenroom
n (Theat) → ˜ Garderobe f
greenstick fracture
nGrünholzbruch m
greenstuff
n
(for cattle) → Grünfutter nt
(= vegetable)grünes Gemüse
green table
nSitzungstisch m
green tea
ngrüner Tee
green thumb
n (US) = green fingers
green vegetables
plGrüngemüse nt
greenwash
n (Pol inf) → grüne PR, Greenwash m or nt

green

[griːn]
1. adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl))) (colour) (Pol) → verde; (unripe) → acerbo/a, verde; (inexperienced) → alle prime armi, inesperto/a; (gullible) → ingenuo/a
to have green fingers (Am) to have a green thumb (fig) → avere il pollice verde
to turn green (fig) (with nausea) → sbiancare (with envy) → diventare verde
I'm not as green as I look! (fig) (fam) → non sono mica nato ieri!
green salad → insalata verde
2. n
a. (colour) → verde m; (grassy area) → prato, spiazzo erboso; (bowling green) → campo da bocce; (of golf course) → green m inv (also village green) → piazza del paese greens npl (Culin) → verdura sg
b. (Pol) the Greensi verdi

green

(griːn) adjective
1. of the colour of growing grass or the leaves of most plants. a green hat.
2. not ripe. green bananas.
3. without experience. Only someone as green as you would believe a story like that.
4. looking as if one is about to be sick; very pale. He was green with envy (= very jealous).
noun
1. the colour of grass or the leaves of plants. the green of the trees in summer.
2. something (eg paint) green in colour. I've used up all my green.
3. an area of grass. a village green.
4. an area of grass on a golf course with a small hole in the centre.
5. concerned with the protection of the environment. green issues; a green political party.
ˈgreenish adjective
close to green. a greenish dress.
greens noun plural
green vegetables. Children are often told that they must eat their greens.
ˈgreenflyplural ˈgreenfly noun
a type of small, green insect. The leaves of this rose tree have been eaten by greenfly.
ˈgreengage (-geidʒ) noun
a greenish-yellow type of plum.
ˈgreengrocer noun
a person who sells fruit and vegetables.
ˈgreenhouse noun
a building usually of glass, in which plants are grown.
ˈgreenhouse effect noun
(singular) the gradual heating of the atmosphere caused by air pollution which traps energy from the sun.
the green light
permission to begin. We can't start until he gives us the green light.

green

أَخْضَر, قَلِيلُ الـخِبْرَة nezkušený, zelený grøn grün, Grünfläche, unerfahren άπειρος, πράσινο, πράσινος ecologista, verde kokematon, vihreä, vihreä väri bleu, vert, verts neiskusan, zelen, Zeleni inesperto, verde 未熟な, 緑色, 緑色の 녹색, 녹색의, 미숙한 de Groenen, groen grønn, grønnfarge ekolog, zielony novato, partido verde, verde, Verdes зеленый, неопытный, партия зеленых grön, grönområde, oerfaren คนอ่อนหัด, พรรคหรือกลุ่มคนที่รักษาสิ่งแวดล้อม, สีเขียว acemi, yeşil thành viên thuộc phong trào bảo vệ môi trường, thiếu kinh nghiệm, xanh lá cây 无经验的, 绿色, 绿色的

green

n. el color verde;
a. verde;
___ eyesojos ___s.

green

adj verde; (fruit) verde, no maduro
References in classic literature ?
A gloomy wood," according to the one playbill, was represented by a few shrubs in pots, green baize on the floor, and a cave in the distance.
Across a green open country came clean-limbed young men, some afoot, some mounted upon horses.
The little green god as compared to the idol of gold
We were talking about what it is like to spend one's childhood in little towns like these, buried in wheat and corn, under stimulating extremes of climate: burning summers when the world lies green and billowy beneath a brilliant sky, when one is fairly stifled in vegetation, in the color and smell of strong weeds and heavy harvests; blustery winters with little snow, when the whole country is stripped bare and gray as sheet-iron.
A green and yellow parrot, which hung in a cage outside the door, kept repeating over and over:
One, and she was the more juvenile in her appearance, though both were young, permitted glimpses of her dazzling complexion, fair golden hair, and bright blue eyes, to be caught, as she artlessly suffered the morning air to blow aside the green veil which descended low from her beaver.
Regent street is not unknown to Lascars and Malays; and at Bombay, in the Apollo Green, live Yankees have often scared the natives.
I evolved this sage reflection, as, lost deep down in the green alleys of the dingle, having fortified the romantic side of my nature with sandwiches and sherry, I lazily put the question to myself as to what manner of girl I expected the Golden Girl to be.
Whilst at luncheon he suddenly spied a little monkey of the brightest green sitting on a tree and gazing so tenderly at him that he felt quite moved.
As they were engaged in this conversation they were overtaken by a man who was following the same road behind them, mounted on a very handsome flea-bitten mare, and dressed in a gaban of fine green cloth, with tawny velvet facings, and a montera of the same velvet.
They therefore brought before a general and extraordinary Assembly of all the States of Flatland a Bill proposing that in every Woman the half containing the eye and mouth should be coloured red, and the other half green.
As though trained for years in this particular evolution, the green Martians melted like mist into the spacious doorways of the nearby buildings, until, in less than three minutes, the entire cavalcade of chariots, mastodons and mounted warriors was nowhere to be seen.