Definition of greensward in English:



  • [mass noun] Grass-covered ground.

    ‘city workers lolling on the greensward’
    [count noun] ‘turning flat greenswards into wildlife gardens’
    • ‘Down below, the hotel grounds feature a pair of tennis courts and some of the loveliest greenswards and gardens in the country.’
    • ‘A lovely vale of greensward called Princes Street Gardens separates the two towns, and several bridges span the shallow valley.’
    • ‘Whether your backyard is a postage stamp balcony in a city high-rise or a rolling spread of suburban greensward, you can enjoy the fun, fashion and creativity of a container flower garden.’
    • ‘While some may chose to spend that season lazing beside rivers and quaffing champagne, the more discerning amongst us elect for the greensward and the thrill of clattering wickets.’
    • ‘Each of Ponce de Leon's parks is distinct in its landscaping; the parks range from relatively open greenswards to nearly impenetrable woods.’