green thumb

noun

Definition of green thumb

:an unusual ability to make plants grow

green-thumbed

play \ˈgrēn-ˈthəmd\ adjective

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First Known Use of green thumb

1937



GREEN THUMB Defined for English Language Learners

green thumb

noun

Definition of green thumb for English Language Learners

  • : an unusual ability to make plants grow


GREEN THUMB Defined for Kids

green thumb

noun

Definition of green thumb for Students

:a talent for growing plants

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