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1 grass /ˈgræs/ Brit /ˈgrɑːs/ noun
plural grasses
1 grass
/ˈgræs/ Brit /ˈgrɑːs/
noun
plural grasses
Learner's definition of GRASS
[noncount] : plants that have narrow green leaves, that are eaten by cows, sheep, horses, etc., and that are commonly grown on lawns and in gardens
often used before another noun
[count] : a particular type of grass
[count] British slang : a person who gives information to the police about the criminal activity of other people : a police informer see also supergrass

let the grass grow under your feet

: to wait before doing something or to do something slowly used in negative statements

put (someone) out to grass

British
: to force (someone) to leave a job because of old age

the grass is always greener on the other side (of the fence)

used to say that the things you do not have always seem more appealing than the things you do have

— grasslike

/ˈgræsˌlaɪk/ Brit /ˈgrɑːsˌlaɪk/ adjective

— grassy

/ˈgræsi/ Brit /ˈgrɑːsi/ adjective grassier; grassiest
2 grass /ˈgræs/ Brit /ˈgrɑːs/ verb
grasses; grassed; grassing
2 grass
/ˈgræs/ Brit /ˈgrɑːs/
verb
grasses; grassed; grassing
Learner's definition of GRASS
[+ object]
: to cover (an area) with grass often + over

grass on/up

[phrasal verb]
grass on (someone) also grass (someone) up British slang
: to tell the police about the criminal activity of (someone)
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