Definition of green-visored

1 : interested only in facts and details : analytical and uncaring … the establishment of layers of nonproductive, green-visored committees and boards which waste time, effort, funds and brains sorely needed elsewhere to educate. — Kay Daly, letter, The Houston Chronicle, 15 June 2000 An emotionless display of the number of people killed in their beds by mattress and bedding fires, this conventional but cruel graphic shows green-visored indifference to the human suffering implicit in the grisly immolations it depicts.— Sam Dragga and Dan Voss, Technical Communication, 1 Aug. 2001
2 : wearing a green-tinted eyeshade To my fellow practitioners—when are we going to stop being pushed around and fight back? Are we the mild-mannered, bespectacled, armband-wearing, green-visored geeks that TV and the movies make us out to be, or are we the educated, respected, professional advisors that we are trained to be?— Howard J. Bookbinder, Accounting Today, 11 Oct. 1999

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