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grassy

[gras-ee, grah-see] /ˈgræs i, ˈgrɑ si/
adjective, grassier, grassiest.
1.
covered with grass.
2.
of, like, or pertaining to grass; grasslike.
3.
of the color of grass:
grassy green.
Origin of grassy
1505-1515
1505-15; grass + -y1
Related forms
grassiness, noun
ungrassy, adjective
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  • The leaves, from their flaccidness and narrowness, compared with the squills, may be described as grassy.

  • We camped at sundown on a grassy rise, without water for our horses.

  • The two rose from their grassy seats, and walked slowly back to the farmhouse.

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  • They sat down on a grassy bank, and ate the food Bart had purchased.

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  • Then I went over to the crater and descended its gentle, grassy slope.

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British Dictionary definitions for grassy

grassy

/ˈɡrɑːsɪ/
adjective grassier, grassiest
1.
covered with, containing, or resembling grass
Derived Forms
grassiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for grassy
adj.

mid-15c., from grass + -y (2).

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