Greenish Green"ish, a. Somewhat green; having a tinge of green; as, a greenish yellow. -- {Green"ish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • greenish — late 14c., from GREEN (Cf. green) + ISH (Cf. ish) …   Etymology dictionary

  • greenish — UK [ˈɡriːnɪʃ] / US [ˈɡrɪnɪʃ] or greeny UK [ˈɡriːnɪ] / US [ˈɡrɪnɪ] adjective similar to green or slightly green in colour …   English dictionary

  • greenish — [[t]gri͟ːnɪʃ[/t]] ADJ Greenish means slightly green in colour. ...his cold greenish eyes. COMB in COLOUR Greenish is also a combining form. ...greenish yellow flowers …   English dictionary

  • greenish — adjective slightly green: a greenish tinge …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • greenish — /ˈgrinɪʃ/ (say greenish) adjective somewhat green; having a tinge of green …   Australian English dictionary

  • greenish — green ► ADJECTIVE 1) of the colour between blue and yellow in the spectrum; coloured like grass. 2) covered with grass or other vegetation. 3) (Green) concerned with or supporting protection of the environment. 4) (of a plant or fruit) young or… …   English terms dictionary

  • greenish — adjective see green I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • greenish — /gree nish/, adj. somewhat green; having a tinge of green. [1350 1400; ME; see GREEN, ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • greenish — adjective Somewhat green …   Wiktionary

  • Greenish — Зеленоватый …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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