greenback

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noun green·back \ˈgrēn-ˌbak\

Definition of greenback

  1. :  a legal-tender note issued by the United States government

Examples of greenback in a sentence

  1. <she threw a few greenbacks on the counter to pay for the drinks>

1862

First Known Use of greenback

1862


GREENBACK Defined for English Language Learners

greenback

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noun green·back \ˈgrēn-ˌbak\

Definition of greenback for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of U.S. paper money


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