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greenie

slang A Heineken beer (which comes in a green bottle). I'll go to the bar and get us a few greenies. You guys want anything else?

greenie

(ˈgrini)
n. a Heineken (brand) beer. (It comes in a green bottle.) Tom ordered a greenie and had it put on his tab.
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Cricket Larson released the big trout, caught on 10-pound braided line and a greenie.
'I am not a greenie, but': Navigating a cultural discourse.
(To be on the safe side, give your dog a Greenie when you're able to supervise his enjoyment.)
The breech has a tiny touch-hole where a Greenie Stick-em" cap is placed.
No doubt some readers of the Gazette will recognise the above and say "I was a Greenie" and start to think to those "fun" days and wonder where their old mess-mates are.
I saw the posters showing Rock Island Bend and ever since have been both a fan of Peter Dombrovskis's work as well as a greenie. This began with me plastering 'NO DAMS!' stickers all over my bedroom door (once my father had explained the significance of the photo to me).
Government surveys show American farmers, bending to a greenie fear campaign, intend to plant 24 percent less genetically modified seed this year.
In order to initiate environmental projects, they had to undertake complex and personally difficult negotiations around being 'a greenie' at school.
To be named 'a greenie' was socially undesirable, definitely uncool and caused worry to one's parents.
In Australian colloquial use, 'being green' and being 'a greenie' are applied to people interested in environmental causes, who, as 'conservationists' are thematically defined by the Macquarie Dictionary (1985, p.
Well, what is a Greenie? The media presents them as being someone who chains themselves to trees and [is] a longhaired unshaven git.
The Macquarie dictionary informs us that a greenie is one sympathetic with moves to conserve the environment; a conservationist.
`Fertilise the bush, doze a greenie' and `The only wilderness is between a greenie's ears.'!
Sitting On a verandah overlooking the coast, a resident -- he's not a greenie -- began to explain the problems that he was seeing in this ocean paradise.
T4 works at a third state primary school: I'm certainly not a greenie, although I'm certainly interested in environmental issues.