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greenback

Syllabification: green·back
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrēnˌbak
 
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Definition of greenback in English:

noun

US informal
1A dollar bill; a dollar: the beer she purchased with our last greenback
More example sentences
  • 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.
2An animal with a green back, especially a race of the cutthroat trout found only in Colorado.
Example sentences
  • Already, 23 self-sustaining populations of greenback cutthroat trout have been recovered and the species has been reclassified to the less critical category of threatened.

Words that rhyme with greenback

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