Definition of "greens" []

  • The edible leaves and stems of certain plants, eaten as a vegetable
  • Freshly cut branches of ornamental trees, shrubs, etc, used as a decoration
  • Sexual intercourse
  • Plural form of green. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • The leaves of certain edible green plants, especially of brassicas, eaten as a vegetable. (noun)
  • Any vegetables eaten by humans, regardless of colour. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of green. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "greens" in a sentence
  • "The yogurt with the greens is an interesting touch, and the lemon cumin dressing is right up my alley."
  • "In the spring of the year the farmers were very fond of a dish which they called greens, though the fashionable name for it now-a-days is spinach, I believe."
  • "The company, which finds more customers among retired military than it does among granola crunching "greens," is growing like topsy and each system installed reduces a household's carbon emissions by fifty percent."