(comparative more grasslike, superlative most grasslike)
- That has the characteristics of grass.
From grass + -like.
Variant of grass
- any of various plants of the grass family that are usually used for food, fodder, or grazing and as lawns
- any grasslike plant of various families having similar uses
- ground covered with grass; pasture land or lawn
Origin of grassfrom the visual resemblance to blades of grass horizontal lines of clutter on a radarscope caused by electronic noise signals
- ☆ Slang marijuana
Origin of grassshort for grasshopper, rhyming slang for copperBrit., Slang an informer; stool pigeon
Origin of grassMiddle English gras ; from Old English gærs, græs, akin to German gras ; from Indo-European an unverified form ghrō-, grow
- to put (an animal or animals) out to pasture or graze
- to grow grass over; cover with grass
- to lay (textiles, etc.) on the grass for bleaching by the sun
- Brit., Slang to inform against, as to the police
- to become covered with grass
- Brit., Slang to act as an informer; inform (on)
go to grass
- to graze
- Chiefly Brit. to rest or retire
- ☆ go to the devil!
let the grass grow under one's feet
put out to grass