from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Somewhat green.
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- adj. Somewhat green.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Somewhat green; having a tinge of green.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Somewhat green; having a tinge of green: as, a greenish yellow.
- Somewhat raw and inexperienced.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass
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.
The flowers are described as greenish-yellow, so that they are not likely to add much to the beauty of the plant, which is recommended because of the attractiveness of its stem and spines.
The rosettes are somewhat flattened and numerous, and give the idea of greenish-white flowers.
There are many references to the down on the lips, which is described as greenish (sometimes bluish) and compared to herbage.
An achromatic stimulus was still less likely to be classified as greenish following sleep, with no sta¬tistical difference in the magnitude of the resetting in each eye.
They get stuck in my teeth the same way, but they're crunchy and bitter with some kind of greenish guts inside, and the whole time I'm eating them they're buzzing and trying to jump out my mouth.
They're kind of greenish-blue, peanut-looking things.
James had a sudden hallucinatory vision: a young man he had once seen, a patient at a mental hospital, black-haired, with "greenish" skin, sitting on a bench against the wall, his legs pressed up against his chest, moving only his eyes.