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

Examples of grassy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One compound Lewis and Epstein's team discovered, called teixobactin, originally came from a grassy field in Maine. James Gaines, CNN, "Turning to dirt for antibiotics in the fight against superbugs," 6 Oct. 2020 The testing tent, a clearly short-term construction of white plastic and metal rods, lives on a swatch of grassy field. Chris Quintana, USA Today, "Colleges are exploding with COVID and have lax testing. One school is keeping cases down.," 1 Oct. 2020 To the south, a grassy lawn where neighbors play croquet. Jessica Dailey, Town & Country, "This Florida Community Is the Sunny Oasis You've Been Dreaming Of," 29 Sep. 2020 Outside, there’s a spacious deck for dining, a grassy lawn and a meditation area. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "‘Workaholics’ star Anders Holm lists historic Silver Lake Tudor," 15 Sep. 2020 Democratic nominee Joe Biden was due to follow Trump in making the pilgrimage to the grassy field in southwestern Pennsylvania later in the day. Rob Crilly, Washington Examiner, "Trump offers words of healing to America and threats to terrorists as he remembers 9/11," 11 Sep. 2020 The blaze burned two acres at a moderate rate in a grassy, open field before fire crews on the ground and in aircraft got a handle on the flames, Cal Fire Capt. David Hernandez, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Firefighters make quick work of fire that threatened home in Escondido," 31 Aug. 2020 All courts are set up in the grassy field to the right of The Arena Club’s main building. Randy Mcroberts, baltimoresun.com, "Bel Air’s Arena Club outdoor volleyball league opens for play," 26 Aug. 2020 The group is concerned about the grassy field where the club’s cabaret room once stood. Julia Fair, The Enquirer, "Beverly Hills Supper Club site development: Fire victims' families challenge legality of development before vote tonight," 19 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of grassy

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

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“Grassy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grassy. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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More Definitions for grassy

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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