- 1Relating to or denoting a plant that retains green leaves throughout the year: the glossy laurel is fully hardy and evergreen evergreen shrubs Often contrasted with deciduous.More example sentences
- Overwintering herbaceous plants or evergreen trees can only survive the winter seasons of cold climates when they are able to acclimate.
- This family of evergreen plants bears swordlike leaves in shades of green, coppery red, and yellow, plus variegations.
- While many older residences have straight sidewalks and broad, open lawns, many newer houses are nestled into their own miniature woods of closely planted trees and evergreen shrubs.
- 1.1Having an enduring freshness, success, or popularity: this symphony is an evergreen favouriteMore example sentences
- First performed at the Young Vic Theatre, London, these evergreen favourites are now brought to life in the leafy, wooded areas of Lancaster's Williamson Park.
- Other favourites include the evergreen Jazz Lads, Sticky Beaks and Donegal traditional group Hair of the Dog.
- Since the heroine ‘Nayika’ and Krishna theme is an evergreen favourite, she taught them a new ‘paadam’ in this category.
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- 1A plant that retains green leaves throughout the year: evergreens planted to cut off the east windMore example sentences
- The nutmeg tree is also a spreading evergreen with dark green leaves and pale yellow flowers.
- Buy and plant conifers, evergreens, grey-leaved shrubs, cordylines and phormiums.
- It's a good time for planting evergreens and flowering shrubs, so long as they're watered well until frost creeps into the soil.
- 1.1A person or thing of enduring freshness, success, or popularity: Monty Python and other TV evergreensMore example sentences
- It was to be the first of four successes for the evergreen Willcockson, who had been ousted in the men's semi-finals by Moss.
More definitions of evergreenDefinition of evergreen in:
- The US English dictionary