One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Having a green tinge; slightly green.‘the water's greenish hue’
- ‘Over the past two years, I watched with interest as the facade and guts of the old building were stripped away and a whole new outer structure, now clad in greenish tinted glass, was added to the front, top and sides.’
- ‘Canada thistle is identified by shallow lobed leaves with short spines on the margins and a greenish color on both sides, often lighter on the lower side.’
- ‘Unusually I have light greenish eyes and I'm very pale despite a lot of sunlight.’
- ‘Some of the dark scenes had a greenish cast.’
- ‘She didn't realize that he was noticing the greenish bruises that still covered her cheeks.’
- ‘The walls in the hallway, which were covered with these greenish blue tiles, seemed to be closing in as I walked through them.’
- ‘Since I write in all sorts of light, indoors and out, I find the greenish paper comfortable.’
- ‘In time, she says, the exterior will weather to a greenish patina and blend into the surrounding foliage.’
- ‘The skin tones are decidedly greenish, which is not particularly flattering.’
- ‘I poked him, and he groaned, rolling over to expose a greenish countenance.’
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