HyperDic: grass

English > 11 senses of the word grass / Grass:
NOUNplantgrassnarrow-leaved green herbage
person Grass, Gunter Grass, Gunter Wilhelm GrassGerman writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)
person grass, supergrassa police informer who implicates many people
foodgrass, eatage, forage, pasture, pasturagebulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
artifactgrass, pot, green goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Janestreet names for marijuana
VERBcompetitiongrassshoot down, of birds
contactgrasscover with grass
contactgrassspread ... / spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach
contactgrass, grass overcover with grass
consumptiongrassfeed with grass
communicationgrass, denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, shit, shop, snitch, staggive away information about somebody
grass / Grass > pronunciation
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English > grass: 11 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningNarrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay.
NarrowerBahia grass, Paspalum notatumperennial tropical American grass used as pasture grass in arid areas of the Gulf States
Bermuda grass, devil grass, Bahama grass, kweek, doob, scutch grass, star grass, Cynodon dactylonTrailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions
St. Augustine grass, Stenotaphrum secundatum, buffalo grassLow mat-forming grass of southern United States and tropical America
beach grasstough / tough grasses with strong roots that can grow on exposed sandy shores
bent, bent grass, bent-grassgrass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
bluegrass, blue grassAny of various grasses of the genus Poa
bluestem, blue stem, Andropogon furcatus, Andropogon gerardiitall grass with smooth bluish leaf sheaths grown for hay in the United States
brome, bromegrassAny of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromus
broom grassAny of several grasses of the genus Andropogon
buffalo grass, Buchloe dactyloidesshort grass growing on dry plains of central United States (where buffalo roam)
bunchgrass, bunch grassAny of various grasses of many genera that grow in tufts or clumps / clumps rather than forming a sod or mat
burgrass, bur grassA grass of the genus Cenchrus
canary grass, birdseed grass, Phalaris canariensisCanary Islands grass
cereal, cereal grassgrass whose starchy grains are used as food
cordgrass, cord grassAny of several perennial grasses of the genus Spartina
crabgrass, crab grass, finger grassgrasses with creeping stems that root freely
creeping soft grass, Holcus mollisEuropean perennial grass with soft velvety foliage
dallisgrass, dallis grass, paspalum, Paspalum dilatatumtall tufted perennial tropical American grass naturalized as pasture and forage grass in southern United States
dropseed, drop-seedA grass of the genus Sporobolus
feathertop, feathertop grass, Pennistum villosumnortheastern tropical African plant having feathery panicles
fescue, fescue grass, meadow fescue, Festuca elatiorgrass with wide flat leaves cultivated in Europe and America for permanent pasture and hay and for lawns
finger grassAny grass of the genus Chloris
fountain grass, Pennisetum ruppelii, Pennisetum setaceumtall perennial ornamental grass with long nodding flower plumes of tropical Africa and Asia
giant star grass, Cynodon plectostachyumperennial grass having stems 3 to 4 feet high
goat grass, Aegilops triuncalisEuropean grass naturalized as a weed in North America
grama, grama grass, gramma, gramma grasspasture grass of plains of South America and western North America
hardinggrass, Harding grass, toowomba canary grass, Phalaris aquatica, Phalaris tuberosaperennial grass of Australia and South Africa
knotgrass, Paspalum distichumlow-growing weedy grass with spikelets along the leaf stems
lemongrass, lemon grassA tropical grass native to India and Sri Lanka
love grass, bay grassAny of various grasses of the genus Eragrostis
lyme grassA grass of the genus Elymus
meadowgrass, meadow grassAny of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture
midgrassAny of various grasses of moderate height which covered the undisturbed prairie in the United States
munj, munja, Saccharum bengalense, Saccharum munjatough / tough Asiatic grass whose culms are used for ropes and baskets
nimblewill, nimble Will, Muhlenbergia schreberiSlender branching American grass of some value for grazing in central United States
orchard grass, cocksfoot, cockspur, Dactylis glomerataWidely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grass
pampas grass, Cortaderia selloanatall perennial grass of pampas of South America having silvery plumes and growing in large dense clumps
plume grassA reedlike grass of the genus Erianthus having large plumes
plumed tussock, toe toe, toetoe, Cortaderia richardii, Arundo richardiitall grass of New Zealand grown for plumelike flower heads
reed canary grass, gardener's garters, lady's laces, ribbon grass, Phalaris arundinaceaperennial grass of marshy meadows and ditches having broad leaves
reed grassAny of various tall perennial grasses of the genus Calamagrostis having feathery plumes
rush grass, rush-grassgrass having wiry stems and sheathed panicles
rye grass, ryegrassAny of several annual or perennial Eurasian grasses
sandbur, sandspur, field sandbur, Cenchrus tribuloidesgrass of the eastern United States and tropical America having spikelets enclosed in prickly burs
sheep fescue, sheep's fescue, Festuca ovinacultivated for sheep pasturage in upland regions or used as a lawn grass
shortgrass, short-grassAny of various grasses that are short and can tolerate drought conditions
silver grassOf Australia and New Zealand
sword grassAny of various grasses or sedges having sword-shaped leaves with sharp edges
tall oat grass, tall meadow grass, evergreen grass, false oat, French rye, Arrhenatherum elatiuscoarse perennial Eurasian grass resembling oat
tallgrass, tall-grassAny of various grasses that are tall and that flourish with abundant moisture
timothy, herd's grass, Phleum pratensegrass with long cylindrical spikes grown in northern United States and Europe for hay
velvet grass, Yorkshire fog, Holcus lanatustall European perennial grass having a velvety stem
wheatgrass, wheat-grassA grass of the genus Agropyron
wild ryeAny of several grasses of the genus Elymus
zoysiaAny of several creeping grasses of the genus Zoysia
Broadergramineous plant, graminaceous plantcosmopolitan herbaceous or woody plants with hollow jointed stems and long narrow leaves
Spanishcésped, grama, hierba, pasto
Catalanherba
Adjectivesgrassyabounding in grass
Verbsgrassfeed with grass
grasscover with grass
grasscover with grass
English > Grass: 11 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningGerman writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927).
SynonymsGunter Grass, Gunter Wilhelm Grass
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishGunter Grass
English > grass: 11 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA police informer who implicates many people.
Synonymsupergrass
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderinformer, betrayer, rat, squealer, blabberOne who reveals confidential information in return for money
English > grass: 11 senses > noun 4, food
Meaningbulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle.
Synonymseatage, forage, pasture, pasturage
Broaderfoddercoarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop
Spanisheatage, forraje, pasto
Catalaneatage, farratge, pastura
English > grass: 11 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningstreet names for marijuana.
Synonymspot, green goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Jane
Broadercannabis, marijuana, marihuana, ganjaThe most commonly used illicit drug
Spanishcáñamo, cannabis, chaquetón, chocolate, costo, grifa, hierba, maría, marihuana, marijuana, Mary Jane, polen, pote, sens
Catalanfum, sens
English > grass: 11 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningshoot down, of birds.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadershoot, hit, piphit with a missile from a weapon
English > grass: 11 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningCover with grass.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The owners decided to grass their property"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Nounsgrassnarrow-leaved green herbage
English > grass: 11 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningspread ... / spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderunfold, spread, spread out, openspread out or open from a closed or folded state
English > grass: 11 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningCover with grass.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymgrass over
Broadercover, spread overform a cover over
Nounsgrassnarrow-leaved green herbage
English > grass: 11 senses > verb 5, consumption
Meaningfeed with grass.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadercrop, graze, pastureLet feed in a field or pasture or meadow
Nounsgrassnarrow-leaved green herbage
English > grass: 11 senses > verb 6, communication
Meaninggive away information about somebody.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsdenounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, shit, shop, snitch, stag
Narrowersell someone outGive information that compromises others
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Spanishacusar, delatar, denunciar, traicionar
Catalandenunciar, trair

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