green fingers

plural noun

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Recent Examples on the Web His tiny, green fingers were flared across Waldo’s fur. Chicago Tribune,, "Algren Award runner-up: "Lizard Lover" by Christine Vines," 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, "Steve, a Famous Northern Light, Stays Mysterious (and Keeps His Name)," 15 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of green fingers

1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Green fingers.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of green fingers

British : an unusual ability to make plants grow

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