What is another word for greenish?

Pronunciation: [ɡɹˈiːnɪʃ] (IPA)

Greenish is an adjective that describes something that has a slightly green hue or tinge. It can be difficult to find the perfect synonym for greenish, but there are a few words that come close. For example, the word "verdant" means full of lush greenery or vitality and can be used in place of greenish when talking about plants or landscapes. "Olive" describes a greenish-brown color like that of an olive, and "chartreuse" refers to a bright yellowish-green shade. Other options include "emerald" and "jade," which both refer to specific shades of green, and "sage," which describes a grayish-green hue.

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What are the opposite words for greenish?

Greenish is a word that represents the color green, but with a slight hint of a different hue. However, sometimes we need to describe things that are the opposite of greenish. In this case, we can use several antonyms like yellowish, brownish, reddish or bluish. Yellowish represents a light shade of yellow, brownish represents a dark shade of brown, reddish represents a tint of red, and bluish represents a color that is closer to blue than green. These antonyms can be used when we want to describe something that is not greenish or have a different color that stands out.

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Usage examples for Greenish

Here, in the original altar-piece, it is a greenish-blue.
"Holbein"
Beatrice Fortescue
There is a group of women, with waistcloths only, standing on a half-submerged tree trunk in greenish water washing clothes, one stands the others squat, and beyond are cattle and bamboos.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
Air was wafted in through a mysterious recess in a corner of the ceiling, and a shaded lamp shed a greenish light over the scene.
"The Gray Phantom's Return"
Herman Landon

Famous quotes with Greenish

  • It is quite possible we may have formed entirely erroneous ideas of what we actually see. The greenish gray patches may not be seas at all, nor the ruddy continents, solid land. Neither may the obscuring patches be clouds of vapor.
    Edward E. Barnard
  • Nowadays, one of the churches of Tlön maintains platonically that such and such a pain, such and such a greenish-yellow colour, such and such a temperature, such and such a sound, etc., make up the only reality there is. All men, in the climactic instant of coitus, are the same man. All men who repeat one line of Shakespeare William Shakespeare.
    Jorge Luis Borges
  • The greenish sky glows up in misty reds,       The purple shadows turn to brick and stone, The dreams wear thin, men turn upon their beds,       And hear the milk-cart jangle by alone.
    Sara Teasdale
  • It would be worth the while to look closely into the eye which has been open and seeing at such hours, and in such solitudes, its dull, yellowish, greenish eye. Methinks my own soul must be a bright invisible green.
    Henry David Thoreau
  • No recognised school of sculpture had animated this terrible object, yet centuries and even thousands of years seemed recorded in its dim and greenish surface of unplaceable stone.
    H. P. Lovecraft

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