grassier; grassiest
1
a
: 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 The entire family lived, learned and worshiped on the campus, perched atop a grassy knoll called Hangman’s Hill. Jennifer Berry Hawes, ProPublica, 18 May 2024 Subsequently, according to the footage, an officer instructs Rogers to get on the ground: a grassy area off the road. Emily Palmer, Peoplemag, 29 May 2024 Music on the Green comes to the plaza near the Madeline Hotel & Residences, while the Sunset Music Series stage is located on a grassy knoll near the top of chairlift 1. Tiney Ricciardi, The Denver Post, 20 May 2024 Under drizzly clouds one day this spring, Threadgill-Matthews accelerated up the grassy knoll where Camden Academy once stood. Jennifer Berry Hawes, ProPublica, 18 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for grassy 

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Word History

First Known Use

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

Time Traveler
The first known use of grassy was in the 15th century

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“Grassy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grassy. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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