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1. green (en general)
  • verde botella -> bottle green
  • verde oliva -> olive (green)
  • verde esmeralda -> emerald (green)
  • poner verde a alguien (informal) -> to run somebody down
2. unripe, green (poco maduro) (fruta) ;
    green, wet behind the ears; in its early stages
3. Green, green (ecologista)
4. blue, dirty (obsceno)
5. (Antes informal)
  • billete verde -> = 1,000 peseta note (peninsular Spanish)
masculine noun
6. green (color)
plural masculine noun
  • los Verdes -> the Greens (partido)

verde [verr’-day]
1. Green, verdure. (m)
2. Verdigris. (m)
3. Youth. (m)
4. Person in the bloom of age. (m)
5. Green barley or grass, given to horses or mules as a purge (hierba). (m)
  • Verde limón -> bright green
  • Verde botella -> bottle green
  • Verde pardo -> brown green
6. Plantain. (Andes) (m)
7. Country (campo). (Caribbean & Mexico) (m)
8. Policeman (policía). (Caribbean) (m)
  • Sentarse en el verde -> to sit on the grass
9. Green, of the color of plants.
10. Unripe (fruta), immature, not perfectly fresh (legumbres).
11. Young, blooming verdant.
  • Viejo verde -> a dirty old man
12. Loose, immodest, smutty, savoring of obscenity.
13. Poner verde a uno, to give somebody a dressing-down (regañar.

1 (color) green
estar verde de envidia to be green with envy
poner verde a algn to run sb down (familiar); slag sb off (muy_familiar)
siempre ponen verde al jefe they're always running down (familiar) o slagging off (muy_familiar) the boss; me llamó y me puso verde por no haberla ayudado she called me and gave me a piece of her mind for not helping her (familiar)
2 [+árbol, planta] green; [+fruta, verdura] green; unripe; [+legumbres] green; [+madera] unseasoned
¡(las uvas) están verdes!
3 [+zona, espacio] green
faltan zonas verdes en esta ciudad there are not enough green spaces in this city
4 [+plan, proyecto]
el proyecto está muy verde the project is at a very early stage
5 (sin experiencia) green (familiar)
está muy verde he's very green (familiar); he doesn't know a thing
6 [+chiste, canción] smutty (familiar); blue (familiar); dirty
viejo verde dirty old man (familiar)
7 (Política) Green
1 (color) green
verde botella bottle green
verde esmeralda emerald green
verde lima lime green
verde manzana apple green
verde oliva olive green
verde pistacho pistachio green
2 (hierba) grass; (follaje) foliage; greenery; (forraje) green fodder
sentarse en el verde to sit on the grass; segar la hierba en verde to cut the grass while it is still green
3 (billete) [de mil pesetas] 1,000-peseta note; [de un dólar] dollar bill; buck (familiar); (EEUU) greenback (familiar); (EEUU)
darse un verde de algo to have one's fill of sth
darse un verde de conciertos
5 (S. Cone) (mate) maté
6 (S. Cone) (pasto) grass; pasture
7 (S. Cone) (ensalada) salad
8 (And) (plátano) plantain
9 (Caribe) (México) (campo) country; countryside
10 (Caribe) (policía) cop (familiar)
(Política) Green
los Verdes the Greens; the Green Party

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