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Adjective: green (greener,greenest)  green
  1. Of the colour between blue and yellow in the colour spectrum; similar to the colour of fresh grass
    "a green tree"; "green fields"; "green paint"; "a light-green tree"; "a dark-green tree";
    - greenish, light-green, dark-green, greeny
     
  2. Not damaging to the environment, or directed at preventing environmental damage
    "Retailers can influence consumers by promoting green products and ideas in their shops";
    - environmentally-friendly, eco-friendly
     
  3. Concerned with, supporting or in conformity with the political principles of the Green Party
     
  4. Not fully developed or mature; not ripe
    "fried green tomatoes"; "green wood";
    - unripe, unripened, immature
     
  5. Looking pale and unhealthy
    "you're looking green"; "green around the gills"
     
  6. Naive and easily deceived or tricked
    "at that early age she had been green and in love";
    - fleeceable, gullible
     
  7. Lacking practical experience or training
    "The students poked fun at the green teacher";
    - inexperienced, inexperient [non-standard]
Noun: green  green
  1. Green colour or pigment; resembling the colour of growing grass
    - greenness, viridity
     
  2. A piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
    - park, commons, common
     
  3. An area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a golf course
    "the ball rolled across the green and into the bunker";
    - putting green, putting surface
     
  4. Any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
    - greens, leafy vegetable
     
  5. A street name for ketamine
    - K, jet, super acid, special K, honey oil, cat valium, super C
Verb: green  green
  1. Turn or become green
    "The trees are greening"
Noun: Green  green
  1. An environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party
     
  2. United States labour 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)
    - William Green
     
  3. A river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River
    - Green River

Sounds like: grease, Grereen, Gr

Derived forms: greener, Greens, greens, greened, greening, greenest

See also: callow, chromatic, fledgling, ill, naif, naïf, naive, naïve, new, raw, sick, unaged, unfledged, uninitiate, uninitiated, unpracticed [N. Amer], unpractised [Brit, Cdn], unseasoned, unskilled, untested, untried, unversed, wet behind the ears, young

Type of: chromatic color [US], chromatic colour [Brit, Cdn], color [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], conservationist, discolor [US], discolour [Brit, Cdn], eco-warrior, environmentalist, Ketalar, ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride, labor leader [US], labour leader [Brit, Cdn], land site, parcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, river, site, spectral color [US], spectral colour [Brit, Cdn], tract, veg, vegetable, veggie

Antonym: ripe

Part of: Beehive State, Equality State, golf course, Green Party, links course, Mormon State, populated area, urban area, UT, Utah, WY, Wyoming

Encyclopedia: Green, OR