Definition of 'green around the gills'
Example sentences containing 'green around the gills'
THE SERPENT'S MARK (2002)
Loxy was finding it difficult to conceal his nausea while continuing to eat, and looked green around the gills.LOOKING FOR ANDREW MCCARTHY (2002) MAN AND WIFE (2002)
Definition of green around the gills from the Collins English Dictionary
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