Definition of green thumb in English:

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green thumb

Pronunciation:

noun

North American term for green fingers.
Example sentences
  • If you have a green thumb and a bit of spare time maybe you should think about putting on the gardening gloves and becoming involved in the community gardens.
  • For those of you without a green thumb, I have the perfect spring tonic - wildflower walks.
  • If you have a green thumb, why not provide lawn care for some of your neighbors?

Derivatives

green-thumbed

adjective
Example sentences
  • Simon Tiffin is the editor of the hip men's magazine Esquire and typical of the new breed of green-thumbed city-dwellers.
  • We live in a disposable society, but most green-thumbed people are keen recyclers and baulk at one-use wonders.
  • Small-space gardening has always been a challenge for green-thumbed owners of condo courtyards, apartment balconies and lot-line back yards.
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