greeny

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

green + -y

Noun[edit]

greeny ‎(plural greenies)

  1. (pejorative) a member of a Green party, a green
  2. (slang) nasal mucus, a bogey

Adjective[edit]

greeny ‎(not comparable)

  1. greenish; like green, combined with green
    • 1941, Emily Carr, Klee Wyck, Chapter 6, [1]
      Resentment showed in his face, greeny-brown and wrinkled like a baked apple,—resentment that white folks should pry into matters wholly Indian.
    • 2001, Tim Parks, Juggling the Stars
      In the end he settled for a very faint and tightly checked greeny shirt to go with his dark tweed jacket []
    • "And my eyes are weird green grey. More greeny blue in daylight." — [2]

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