\ 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

Examples of grassy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some areas could see anywhere from a coating to an inch or two on the grassy surfaces., 27 Nov. 2021 Last winter 2,000 people costumed in robes and headscarves gathered on a grassy slope here to shoot the season finale of a drama with no ties to any Hollywood studio, network or streaming service. WSJ, 27 Nov. 2021 Although the grassy plain is pocked by rodent holes, researchers constructed artificial tunnels and nest chambers for the breeding birds. Deborah Sullivan Brennan, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Nov. 2021 Slowly, the parched cliffs of Bodega Bay began to look like the grassy Slieve League cliffs. New York Times, 26 Nov. 2021 West central and central Ohio are the most likely in the region to experience snow showers and flurries Thursday night, with minor accumulations on grassy or elevated surfaces possible Friday morning. Emily Deletter, The Enquirer, 25 Nov. 2021 It’s a goat cheese that tastes like a French brie, with fruity, grassy, mushroomy notes, made by Park City Creamery owner and cheesemaker Corinne Zinn, who grew up in Belgium. Sean P. Means, The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 Nov. 2021 The two sit on a grassy knoll propped up by a rudimentary wooden fence. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 Nov. 2021 This year, fans of both teams descended onto the grassy parking lots outside Stanford Stadium. Lauren Hernández, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of grassy

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

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“Grassy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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More Definitions for grassy


\ 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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