Definition of greeny in English:

greeny

adjective

  • often in combination Slightly green.

    ‘the greeny-brown surface of the stone’
    • ‘Although perhaps best known as the former HQ of London's horrific Capital Radio, the building's greeny glass sub-Miesian facade also allegedly once concealed M15's telephone network.’
    • ‘The only quibble is that the greeny blue it chose as a backdrop is a bit irritating on the eye.’
    • ‘He walked into his room with the small white kitten with greeny blue eyes.’
    • ‘Michael nodded, his greeny blue eyes soft with sympathy.’
    • ‘James Joyce's Ulysses is another classic that is instantly recognisable from its original greeny / blue cover’
    • ‘An unusual colour for me, since my dad had brown eyes and my mum had greeny blue.’
    • ‘The bird was black with bright greeny blue feathers; Jed had always been fascinated by birds.’
    • ‘‘Try this one on first,’ said the lady, holding out the greeny yellow dress.’
    • ‘Ancona judges are looking for - among other things - white tips to all feathers, yellow legs with mottling, iridescent greeny / black colouring, a good red comb on the head with around five spikes and white ear lobes.’
    • ‘She has a full head of hair and blue eyes that may change (both parents have brown eyes, although she may have her uncle's - ie mine - bluey / greeny / grey eyes when she grows up).’
    • ‘Lots of dark, ripe fruit on the nose with cedar wood and a slight greeny leafiness.’
    • ‘She had strawberry blond hair, greeny blue eyes and was of medium build.’
    • ‘Called Crown Prince, it's a flattish round shape, pale greeny grey and bright orange inside.’
    • ‘With their gnarled trunks, silvery green leaves and branches weighed down with small greeny black olives, they look as old as the world.’
    • ‘She came back with hair that was, to put it kindly, a greeny orange rather than blonde.’
    • ‘Glazes were almost universally lead based, giving a greeny yellow colour, although copper or iron could be added to change the colour or add speckles of a different colour.’
    • ‘Breakfast was on the terrace and looked down over a river with a graceful and tranquil feel; the relentless brown had given way, much further south now, to a greeny blue.’
    • ‘Once rhubarb becomes thick and turns that greeny colour, it is stringy and loses the sharp, bright flavour that heralds the spring.’

Pronunciation

greeny

/ˈɡriːni/