grassy

adjective
\ ˈgra-sē How to pronounce grassy (audio) \
grassier; grassiest

Definition of grassy

1a : covered or abounding with grass grassy lawns
b : having a flavor or odor of grass grassy tea wine with a grassy bouquet
2 : resembling grass especially in color

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Rusty locomotives, which interpretive signage explains had once been in service in New York City, remain on the grassy flats from their days transporting miners in the region. Marc Lester, Anchorage Daily News, "Photo: Nome-Council Road provides a glimpse of Norton Sound’s rugged coastline and colorful history," 10 Sep. 2019 An outdoor plaza would have extended to the home and studio, and include an open grassy lawn with hard surface walkways and terrace areas. Steve Schering, chicagotribune.com, "Frank Lloyd Wright Trust to ‘reconsider’ visitor center plan after historic commission rejects it," 5 Sep. 2019 Outside, the grassy backyard centers on a zero-edge swimming pool with a spa and a fire pit. Los Angeles Times, "Scott Disick looks to double his money on Hidden Hills farmhouse-style home," 4 Sep. 2019 The disease is most commonly transmitted by ticks that bite infected animals and then bite humans and pets who walk in backcountry areas or grassy trails. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Hikers cautioned after Sorrento Valley ticks test positive for ‘rabbit fever’," 30 Aug. 2019 Wander through grassy meadows and over rocky outcrops to waterfalls, ascend through a forest of balsam firs to the tallest mountain east of the Mississippi or tackle the Appalachian Trail. Amy Tara Koch, Dallas News, "These four mountain getaways are worth a peak," 13 Aug. 2019 Wander through grassy meadows and over rocky outcrop to waterfalls, ascend through a forest of balsam firs to the tallest mountain east of the Mississippi or tackle the Appalachian Trail. Amy Tara Koch, Twin Cities, "Mountain getaways are worth a ‘peak’ in summer," 27 July 2019 The cemetery — a short drive from her childhood home, up a grassy alley at 1 Sharon Court — was always a part of her life. Los Angeles Times, "A family that believes it descends from the first African American reflects on 400 years of history," 25 Aug. 2019 At sunset, a few dozen mourners formed a circle around candles, singing and praying, at the grassy spot just outside the gates of upscale housing development where 27-year-old Thakuri was killed. Bruce Finley, The Denver Post, "A year later, Nepali-Americans mourn, demand justice in Westminster police killing of unarmed immigrant Birendra Thakuri," 25 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of grassy

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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grassy

adjective
\ ˈgra-sē How to pronounce grassy (audio) \
grassier; grassiest

Kids Definition of grassy

: like or covered with grass a grassy field

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