long green


Definition of long green

: money

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Synonyms for long green


bread [slang], bucks, cabbage [slang], cash, change, chips, coin, currency, dough, gold, green, jack [slang], kale [slang], legal tender, lolly [British], loot, lucre, money, moola (or moolah) [slang], needful, pelf, scratch [slang], shekels (also sheqels), tender, wampum

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Examples of long green in a Sentence

was able to rustle up some long green in a hurry where did he get the long green to afford wheels like that?

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His head bobs up and down, shaking his long green alien braids. Matt Blitz, Popular Mechanics, "The A1000 Is Disney's Advanced Animatronic Bringing the Galaxy's Edge Star Wars Theme Park To Life," 28 Feb. 2019 For her turn down the hill, Kendall chose to wear her long green gown. Kara Nesvig, Teen Vogue, "Kendall Jenner Went Sled Riding in a Neon Green Gown," 26 Dec. 2018 As the sun beat down Saturday on people in Detroit protesting President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, Michele Marine wore a long green jacket. Detroit Free Press, "Photos: Hundreds protest immigration policies in Detroit," 30 June 2018 One mom in Seattle recently sent him a painting her seven-year-old daughter made of red flowers blooming out of long green stems. Megan Molteni, WIRED, "Inside a Chemist’s Quest to Hack Evolution and Cure Genetic Disease," 12 June 2018 There were also photos of a gun and a knife, as well as a long green coat with Nazi regalia. Breanna Edwards, The Root, "Texas School Shooting Suspect Identified as 17-Year-Old Dimitrios Pagourtzis [Updated]," 18 May 2018 In a long green dress and black head wrap, Patience busily wrote her answers. Susan Snyder, Philly.com, "Dickinson College president opens doors to former captives of terrorist group, and it's not the first time," 18 May 2018 However, the No. 2 Ford struggled on a long green-flag run late in the race and fell two laps behind after radioing in that something broke in his suspension. Fox News, "Kyle Busch wins rain-delayed Bristol NASCAR race," 16 Apr. 2018 Teigen dressed casually as the couple enjoyed some quality time together in New York City on Friday, wearing a white shirt, black leggings, and a long green cardigan. Maria Pasquini, PEOPLE.com, "Chrissy Teigen Blessed the Internet by Live-Tweeting Husband John Legend's Jesus Christ Superstar," 2 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of long green

1887, in the meaning defined above

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