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  • adj. Lacking grass.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Destitute of grass.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. lacking grass


grass +‎ -less (Wiktionary)


  • It wasn't quite the same, what without the fear of being cited for an open container violation, but it was a pleasant evening nonetheless under Jackie's exposed beams, drinking wine out of Dixie cups, feasting on strangely conceived eggplant sandwiches, and sitting on the grassless ground.

    Big Girls, Small Kitchen: Indoor Picnic Eggplant Sandwiches

  • If the mere scene had been shewn without them, I should have prefer'd the view of the evening sky on the water, to the Fairies lamps, their grassless groves, and their publick tables.

    Letter 35

  • The neighborhood's central square still has a gritty feel, with graffiti spilling onto the walls of a church building and trash strewn around a grassless park.

    In Berlin, Cars Burn as Neighborhoods Change

  • He spun around the grassless site like a stock car circling a quarter-mile track.


  • It was 7:31 A.M. when Hackberry and Pam Tibbs drove up a pebble road to a grassless parcel of land where a frame house sat in the shadow of a hill, its front door open, the curtains blowing inside the screens.

    Rain Gods

  • He checked to make sure that the street was quiet, then made his way up the drive to the gate at the side of the house, a grassless yard beyond.

    The Lovers

  • The modesty of the school grounds with its decrepit classrooms, absence of playgrounds and grassless dusty grounds is belied by the formality of the students and teachers.

    Matthew Bergman: An Afternoon on the Mara

  • His mother kept the yard grassless, sweeping it smooth as a dance floor with gooseberry brush brooms to keep the rattlers and the moccasins away from the house.

    Dream State

  • Willmon went through the wrought-iron gate that surrounded the grassless yard and knocked on the unpainted, wooden door.

    Come Get Some

  • A grassless yard stretched from the back of The Hole to the alley that ran behind Columbia Street.

    Come Get Some

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