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greenery-yallery

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Pronunciation: /ˌɡriːnərɪˈjaləri/

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Definition of greenery-yallery in English:

adjective

informal
1Green and yellow: the greenery-yallery dogwood
1.1Of or in the style of the 19th-century Aesthetic Movement (used to convey the idea of affectation): a greenery-yallery fin-de-siècle lyricism

Origin

late 19th century: from green + yaller (variant of yellow), with reduplication of the suffix -y1.

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