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Definition of "chartreuse" [char•treuse]

  • A strong to brilliant greenish yellow to moderate or strong yellow green. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chartreuse" in a sentence
  • "In the top 10 feet of the water, chartreuse is hard to beat."
  • "The ¼-ounce size 4 in chartreuse works well for perch, and even betterwhen one of the hook points is tipped with a fresh perch eyeball (yes, really)."
  • "Ilike the marabou-tailed Foxee jigs by Blue Fox, in chartreuse, 1/16 - and1/8-ounce sizes."