Definition of greenback in English:


Line breaks: green|back
Pronunciation: /ˈgriːnbak


US informal
  • A dollar bill; a dollar: he’s worth a boatload of greenbacks
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    • What's more, risk-averse investors in the U.S. Treasury market are more prone to hedge their exposure to the dollar by selling greenbacks.
    • As the currency started to slip in May, companies with future-debt obligations denominated in dollars rushed to buy greenbacks.
    • The Australian dollar rose against the greenback for the 13th straight week.

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