from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See greeny, 3.


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  • It should be carmelised brown and a slightly greeney wite in colour.

    Dorset Apple Cake 2005

  • And the shadders was soft and thick and velvety and laid kind of brownish-greeney on the grass.

    Danny's Own Story 1912

  • Spite of its making him a great greeney, Edward did not know what a prig was; but, judging from his companion's tone, he decided that it must be something very disagreeable.

    Tip Lewis and His Lamp 1841-1930 Pansy 1885

  • He saw you were a greeney and got you to throw for him.

    Remarks Bill Nye 1873

  • Yikes, a whole lot of collective greeney hate going on there.

    small dead animals Kate 2010

  • g'day greeney Have you ever considered having one of your fights down here in Melbourne? because melbourne is the sporting capital of the world and there hasn't been a world title fight in melbourne before correct me of i'm wrong. good luck against the pole mate. cheers. | Top Stories 2011

  • "Ho! you're a greeney, if you don't know what a prig is.

    Tip Lewis and His Lamp 1841-1930 Pansy 1885


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