\ ˈgra-sē \
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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Take Tuesday Off Puerto Rico offers coffee plantations, bioluminescent bays, grassy plains, rainforests, mountains, mangroves, and surf beaches—in an area roughly the size of Connecticut. Sara Clemence, WSJ, "Puerto Rico on the Rebound: A Three-Day Getaway Guide," 26 Dec. 2018 The race started at the end of an otherwise unremarkable training camp practice in August, with fans sitting along the grassy berm at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center, facing a pair of practice fields. Mike Vorel, The Seattle Times, "Seahawks veteran leader Duane Brown doesn’t move like an offensive lineman. Here’s why.," 12 Dec. 2018 On New Zealand’s South Island, the yellow-eyed penguin, also known as the Hoiho, prefers forested or grassy locations. Gemma Tarlach, Discover Magazine, "20 Things You Didn't Know About ... Penguins," 6 Nov. 2018 Last season, models walked down a grassy runway filled with 14,000 pink carnations to show off the fall 2018 collection. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Watch the Tory Burch Spring 2019 Runway Show Live," 7 Sep. 2018 The house features double-height ceilings and sliding doors that open onto a grassy courtyard. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Airy Australian house is indoor-outdoor living at its best," 28 Aug. 2018 Altura Homes’ new Eagle Ridge development sits half-an-hour east of downtown Dallas, where strip malls give way to grassy fields and rusting farm equipment. Laura Kusisto, WSJ, "The U.S. Housing Boom Is Coming to an End, Starting in Dallas," 26 Nov. 2018 The match has also become a favorite for celebrities, with this year’s crowd including Douglas Booth, Vanessa Kirby, Tom Holland, Sam Claflin, and Dominic Cooper on the grassy fields of Ascot. Bridget Arsenault, Vanities, "Inside the Audi Polo Challenge, Where Movie Stars Cheered on Prince William and Prince Harry," 2 July 2018 Hoping to get more metro Detroiters aware of the nation’s official end of slavery, organizers of Saturday’s day-long Juneteenth Festival drew only a trickle of attendees to the event, held on a grassy field in Midtown’s Brush Park neighborhood. Bill Laitner, Detroit Free Press, "Juneteenth, official end to U.S. slavery, remembered at Detroit festival," 16 June 2018

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First Known Use of grassy

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

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\ ˈgra-sē \
grassier; grassiest

Kids Definition of grassy

: like or covered with grass a grassy field

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