What does the word greengrocer mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A retailer of fresh vegetables.

Usage examples for greengrocer

  1. " My dear Laura, to hear you talk anyone would think your poor dear papa had been a greengrocer. – Blind Policy by George Manville Fenn
  2. Her one asset, the fact that her mother was what the Epsom greengrocer called a carriage lady had no exchange value, apparently. – Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw
  3. My friend, my dear friend, said he to the greengrocer, see, these are the presents which Christmas has brought to my little Raoul. – The Lost Child 1894 by François Edouard Joachim Coppée
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