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Noun: grass  grãs
  1. Narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
  2. Bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
    - eatage [dialect], forage, pasture, pasturage, grazing
  3. [slang] A street name for marijuana
    - pot [slang], green goddess [slang], dope [slang], weed [slang], gage [slang], sess [slang], sens [slang], smoke [slang], skunk [slang], locoweed [N. Amer, slang], Mary Jane [slang]
  4. [Brit, informal] Someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
    - fink [N. Amer, informal], snitch [informal], snitcher [informal], stoolpigeon [informal], stool pigeon [informal], stoolie [N. Amer, informal], sneak [informal], canary [N. Amer], snout [Brit, informal]
  5. [Brit, informal] Someone who reports another person's wrongdoings to someone in authority
    "I told the teacher that I'm not a grass and didn't want to get involved";
    - telltale [Brit, informal], snitch [informal], tattletale [US, informal], talebearer [archaic], rat [informal], squealer [informal]
  6. [Brit] A police informer who implicates many people
    - supergrass [Brit, informal]
Verb: grass  grãs
  1. Shoot down, of birds
  2. Completely cover with grass
    "The owners decided to grass their property";
    - grass over
  3. Spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach
  4. Feed with grass
  5. Give away information about somebody
    - denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat [informal], shop [informal], snitch [informal], stag, squeak [informal]
Noun: Grass
  1. German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)
    - Gunter Grass, Gunter Wilhelm Grass

Derived forms: grassing, grasses, grassed

Type of: author, betrayer, blabber [informal], cannabis, cover, crop, dagga [S.Africa], fodder, ganja, graminaceous plant, gramineous plant, graze, hit, inform, informer, marihuana, marijuana, open, pasture, pip, rat [informal], shoot, spread, spread out, squealer, unfold, writer

Encyclopedia: Grass, Michael