from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a green, fresh or immature manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. With a green color; newly; freshly, immaturely.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Green.
  • With a green color; newly; freshly; immaturely.
  • Unskilfully; in the manner of a green hand.

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

  • adv. with green color


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green +‎ -ly


  • 20: 49 UofA students are roving Student Alley in greenly-frosted and drunken packs, yowling as they do.

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  • When in the future sufficient electricity is generated "greenly", a different comparison is called for.

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  • This channel looks at not only how to live 'greenly' but also what the world is made of and what makes it so unique.

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  • Scosche's solBat II charger combines a lithium ion battery with a solar panel so it can charge devices as fast as a wall wart ... and then replenish itself in the sun. solBat II, the latest version of its USB charger for iPods, iPhones, and other USB devices that combines a 1500mA lithium-ion battery with a solar cell charger: the idea is that the batter can charge USB devices as fast as a wall wart, then then users can recharge the solBat II "greenly" in the sun for the next recharge, perhaps by plopping it inside a car windshield or dangling it from a backpack.

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  • There was no risk of it this time; a 16-year-old led the line gamely but greenly.

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  • Quick-growing trees had shadowed the kingposts so that the idols and totems, seated in carved shark jaws, grinned greenly and monstrously at the futility of man through a rime of moss and mottled fungus.


  • How could I have forgotten that, Wyatt swirling greenly in the window?

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  • On this rim lifted the wall they had seen from the cliff, an arc fifty meters long and high, nowhere thicker than five meters, pierced by intricate scrollwork, greenly agleam where it was not translucent.

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  • It was another hour and more before Eliud opened his eyes, unfocussed and feverish, glittering greenly in the light of the lamp beside his bed, for the cell was very dim.

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  • Because GWB had been criticized for refusing to engage the "rogue" nations, Obama "greenly" thought that he should get ahead of the cart and show that he ain't no GWB by doing the complete opposite, except that a 180-degree flip from GWB would be stupid ... a 90-degree (tangent) would be the prudent way ...

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