See also: Greeny

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

green +‎ -y

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

greeny (plural greenies)

  1. Alternative form of greenie

AdjectiveEdit

greeny (comparative greenier, superlative greeniest)

  1. greenish; somewhat green
    • 1928 (October), Boys' Life (page 15)
      When we get them off their guard we have got to paint that red 'T' the greeniest green that ever came out of a greenhouse.
    • 1941, Emily Carr, Klee Wyck, Chapter 6, [1]
      Resentment showed in his face, greeny-brown and wrinkled like a baked apple,—resentment that white folks should pry into matters wholly Indian.
    • 2001, Tim Parks, Juggling the Stars:
      In the end he settled for a very faint and tightly checked greeny shirt to go with his dark tweed jacket []
    • "And my eyes are weird green grey. More greeny blue in daylight." — [2]

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