Grass in a sentence

The word "grass" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of grass and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Grass

  • Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute the food of cattle and other beasts; pasture.
  • An endogenous plant having simple leaves, a stem generally jointed and tubular, the husks or glumes in pairs, and the seed single.
  • The season of fresh grass; spring.
  • Metaphorically used for what is transitory.
  • Marijuana.
  • To cover with grass or with turf.
  • To expose, as flax, on the grass for bleaching, etc.
  • To bring to the grass or ground; to land; as, to grass a fish.
  • To produce grass.
  • street names for marijuana
  • bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
  • a police informer who implicates many people
  • German writer of novels and poetry and plays (born 1927)
  • narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
  • give away information about somebody
  • shoot down, of birds
  • feed with grass
  • cover with grass
  • spread out clothes on the grass to let it dry and bleach
  • cover with grass

How to use grass in a sentence. Grass pronunciation.

Unconsciously she plucked and tasted the sweet stems of grass that grew about her.
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In the sky, immovable, hung the hawks, their wings outspread, and their eyes fixed intently on the grass.
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From the grass arose, with measured sweep, a gull, and bathed luxuriously in blue waves of air.
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I rose up, cast my eyes down on the ground, and without planning my course or making any estimate of probabilities, walked across the meadow centrally to near its farther edge, saw the penknife down in the grass directly before me, and picked it up all as readily as I could have done had any one stood there pointing to the exact place.
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With difficulty I got it safe out of the mud upon the grass, and then carried it home.
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However, the morrow took thought for the things of itself, for when I came to take the scythe in my hand to mow the short grass, I looked into the pond, and there I saw three very large carp lying on the water apparently sick.
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In the month of June their hopes of a harvest were nearly blasted by a drought which withered up their corn and made the grass look like hay.
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He sauntered over the grass with easy, indolent step; his straw hat and light lounge costume (excellent tailoring) suited the season and the place.
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Then, her eyes fixed on the grass, she became aware that Tarrant himself had stood up.
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Grass and flowers were freshened; the air had an exquisite clearness, and a coolness which struck delightfully on the face, after the close atmosphere within doors.
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Presently Tarrant led from the beaten road into a lane all but overgrown with grass.
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They walked a moment in silence over the gravel path bordered by grass, before Lescande spoke again.
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It was rustic and savage, with its dense shrubbery, tufted grass, dark valleys, and rough roads.
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To trample on the life, the repose, and the heart of such a woman, as the horse tramples on the grass of the road, with as little care or pity, was hard for a novice.
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She walked slowly along the bank of the lake, her head bowed, and the long skirt of her mourning-robe sweeping the grass.
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A blade of grass had gotten twisted around a button of his uniform and hung down like a buttonhole bouquet over his breast.
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The firing suddenly began again, and it was remarkable to observe the coolness with which these two officers sauntered up and down the line, utterly regardless of the bullets, which were cutting the grass in every direction.
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It tore up the grass in rear of the battery.
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A sick soldier on the firing-line could always find some comrade who would cut green boughs or gather grass for a bed, but the one who went to the hospital had to lie on the ground.
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They went b-r-r-r-r, like a lawn mower cutting the grass over our trenches.
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Examples of Grass

Example #1
At length, the sun's movements having robbed her of shadow, she rose, looked at her watch, and glanced around for another retreat.
Example #2
Then for an hour she sat thinking, and as she thought her face gradually emerged from gloom-the better, truer face which so often allowed itself to be disguised at the prompting of an evil spirit; her softening lips all but smiled, as if at an amusing suggestion, and her eyes, in their reverie, seemed to behold a pleasant promise.
Example #3
The cries of a cloud of wild ducks, moving up from one side, were echoed from God knows what distant lake.
Example #4
The air was filled with the notes of a thousand different birds.
Example #5
And now she has vanished on high, and appears only as a black dot: now she has turned her wings, and shines in the sunlight.