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Definition of "greenish" []

  • Somewhat green. (adjective)

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 "greenish" in a sentence
  • "It was KBR that provided items like lobster and ice cream, not some imagined long support tail of men and women in greenish cammies."
  • "“I am captain greenish in command of the melnorme starship; ‘Inevitably successful under all circumstances’ … I bid you a formal welcome captain.”"
  • "But to this scale of experimental blues, other colours must be added: the poppy-red of the Spahis 'tunics, and various other less familiar colours – grey, and a certain greenish khaki – the use of which is due to the fact that the cloth supply has given out and that all available materials are employed."