adjective see green thumb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • green-thumbed — /ˈgriːnˈθʌmd/ adj a green thumbed gardener • • • Main Entry: ↑green thumb …   Useful english dictionary

  • green thumb — green thumbed, adj. green thumber, n. an exceptional aptitude for gardening or for growing plants successfully: Houseplants provide much pleasure for the city dweller with a green thumb. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • green thumb — green′ thumb′ n. an exceptional skill for gardening or for growing plants successfully green′ thumbed′, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • green thumb — noun a special ability to make plants grow • Syn: ↑green fingers • Hypernyms: ↑forte, ↑strong suit, ↑long suit, ↑metier, ↑specialty, ↑speciality, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • green-fingered — adjective Having a seemingly natural gardening ability. Your basil is doing well, you must be green fingered. Syn: green thumbed …   Wiktionary

  • green thumb — noun North American term for green fingers. Derivatives green thumbed adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • green thumb — noun Date: 1943 an unusual ability to make plants grow • green thumbed adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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