adjective an·ti–green \¦an-ˌtī-¦grēn, ¦an-tē-\

Definition of anti–green

  1. :  opposed to policies intended to protect or improve the environment No matter how green individual homes are, suburban sprawl is intrinsically anti-green. It generates infrastructure inefficiency; car dependency and rising fossil fuel demand; carbon-emitting, time-wasting road congestion; and, despite availability of inexpensive land at ever-greater distances from jobs, escalating development, construction and public service costs. — Roger K. Lewis, Washington Post, 2 May 2009

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Origin and Etymology of anti–green

1anti- + 1green

First Known Use: 1986

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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