New and inexperienced; callow; green: I spent thirty-four months havin’ green-ass corporals chew me up (1940s+)
noun 1. the process of assessing the environmental impact of an organization, process, project, product, etc.: A green audit of your home can reveal ways in which you can reduce energy consumption.
[green-bak] /ˈgrinˌbæk/ noun 1. a U.S. legal-tender note, printed in on the since the Civil War, originally issued against the credit of the country and not against gold or silver on deposit. /ˈɡriːnˌbæk/ noun 1. (US, informal) an inconvertible legal-tender US currency note originally issued during the Civil War in 1862 2. (US, slang) a […]
- Green-backed heron
[green-bakt] /ˈgrinˌbækt/ noun 1. a small, American heron, Butorides striatus, having glossy green wings. noun See green heron
noun, U.S. History. 1. a former political party, organized in 1874, opposed to the retirement or reduction of greenbacks and favoring their increase as the only paper currency. noun 1. (US, history) a political party formed after the Civil War advocating the use of fiat money and opposing the reduction of paper currency