green fingers

plural noun

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Examples of green fingers in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His tiny, green fingers were flared across Waldo’s fur. Chicago Tribune,, 2 June 2018 In other words, S.A.I.D. usually looks nothing like Steve, with its long purplish streak and green fingers. Jacey Fortin, New York Times, 15 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of green fingers

1980, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of green fingers was in 1980

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“Green fingers.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of green fingers

: an unusual ability to make plants grow


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