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green

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of green

  1. 1 covered with a thick, healthy natural growth <fields green with meadow grass> Synonyms lush, grown, leafy, luxuriant, overgrown, verdantRelated Words fat, fecund, fertile, fruitful, productive, prolific, rich; dense, tangledNear Antonyms bleak, depleted, impoverished, infertile, poor, stark, unproductive; arid, dead, desert, dry, parched, sere (also sear), waterlessAntonyms barren, leafless

  2. 2 lacking in adult experience or maturity <a new pitcher who's pretty green, even by rookie standards> Synonyms adolescent, callow, immature, inexperienced, juvenile, puerile, raw, unfledged, unformed, unripe, unripenedRelated Words babyish, childish, infantile, infantilized, infantine; boyish, girlish, juvenescent, kiddish, young, youngish, youthful; maidenly, virginal; ingenuous, innocent, naive (or naïve), tender; unknowing, unseasoned, unsophisticated, untrained, untriedNear Antonyms advanced, precocious; knowing, savvy, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wiseAntonyms adult, experienced, grown-up, mature, ripe

  3. 3 lacking in worldly wisdom or informed judgment <in spite of her age, she's still green enough to be hoodwinked by fast-talking scammers> Synonyms aw-shucks, dewy, dewy-eyed, naive, ingenuous, innocent, naïf (or naif), primitive, simple, simpleminded, uncritical, unknowing, unsophisticated, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, unwary, unworldly, wide-eyedRelated Words callow, childish, immature, inexperienced, raw; childlike, idealistic, impractical, unrealistic; believing, credulous, gullible (also gullable), susceptible, trustful, trusting, unguarded; beguiled, duped, gulled, tricked; careless, heedless, thoughtlessNear Antonyms critical, cynical, doubting, incredulous, skeptical, suspecting, suspicious, unconvinced; careful, cautious, guarded, leery (also leary), wary, watchful; down-to-earth, hardheaded, pragmatic (also pragmatical), realistic, sober; street-smart, streetwiseAntonyms cosmopolitan, experienced, knowing, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise

  4. 4 lacking the warm skin color indicative of or associated with good health <after going on the fastest roller coaster in the world, we were all looking a little green>




green

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of green

  1. 1 green leaves or plants <the lonely soldier dreamt of the fields of green that he had wandered in as a youth> Synonyms flora, foliage, greenery, herbage, leafage, vegetation, verdureRelated Words grassland, prairie; underbrush, undergrowth

  2. 2 something (as pieces of stamped metal or printed paper) customarily and legally used as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment <I need to save up some green before I can afford that cruise> Synonyms bread [slang], bucks, cabbage [slang], cash, change, chips, coin, currency, dough, gold, money, jack [slang], kale [slang], legal tender, lolly [British], long green [slang], loot, lucre, moola (or moolah) [slang], needful, pelf, scratch [slang], shekels (also sheqels or shekelim or shekalim or sheqalim), tender, wampumRelated Words coinage, specie; dead presidents [slang], folding money, paper money, scrip; banknote, cashier's check, check, draft, money order, note, promissory note; bill, dollar, greenback; bankroll, capital, finances, funds, roll [slang], wad, wallet; chump change, dibs [slang], dime, mite, peanuts, pittance, shoestring; big bucks, bomb [British], boodle, bundle, earth, fortune, king's ransom, megabucks, mint, packet [chiefly British], pile, pot; abundance, means, opulence, riches, treasure, wealth; resources, wherewithal; mad money, petty cash, pin money, pocket money, spending money




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