Spanish translation of “green”
green adjective /ɡriːn/
› of the colour/color of growing grass or the leaves of most plants
a green hat. › not ripe
green bananas. › without experience
verde, novato; crédulo
Only someone as green as you would believe a story like that. › looking as if one is about to be sick; very pale
He was green with envy (= very jealous). greenish adjective › close to green
a greenish dress. greens noun plural › green vegetables
Children are often told that they must eat their greens. greenfly noun (plural greenflies, greenfly) › a type of small, green insect
The leaves of this rosebush have been eaten by greenfly. greengage /-ɡeidʒ/ noun › a greenish-yellow type of plum.
greengrocer noun › a person who sells fruit and vegetables.
greenhouse noun › a building usually of glass, in which plants are grown.
greenhouse effect noun › (singular) the gradual heating of the atmosphere caused by air pollution which traps energy from the sun.
the green light noun › permission to begin
We can’t start until he gives us the green light.