a really, well most of it, if you live in cos cob, byram, or any other place like that you are not accepted, nor should you be. the black people are all frightening, and all the white people that live in those areas want to be black. POLO, everything that the non racially challeneged white people wear is polo, lacoste, abercromie or vineyard vines. greenwich is classy minus cos cob and byram, its better than darien and new canaan. at the schools in greenwich the kids are richer than the teachers and it is accepted, private jets and summer houses are nothing to get excited about, everyone "summers" in nantucket or marthas vineyard where they have summer houses, kids with houses from 1 million to 1.5 million dollars arent considered rich at all, to see houses in the paper anywhere from 15-30 million dollars isnt big news, greenwich is home to the most expensive home in connecticut it sold for over 50 million dollars (50 or 80 million canrt remeber) greenwich is a nice town, as long as you are in the right area, backcountry riverside and old greenwich oh and belle haven are mostly the only places to go other than that you will be faced with the ghetto people, that are loud and obnoxikous and are a disgrace to the town of greenwich, and yes, everyone is a stoner... everyone, kids getting high in the bathroom is nothing new, and if someone is wearing sunglasses in school you can guess why... also the most prevalent sports are water polo, lacrosse, and feild hockey if you dont do those you arent true greenwich
harry: hey ty wanna go driving my 'rents just got me my new bmw
tyler: yeah sure, its not.... a used car is it.....
harry: NO, if it were used it would ge tmy lacoste dirty, but on the other hand it would hide the smell of my pot
tyler: ok good....
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tyler:where the hell are we
harry: oh no..... oh no.......... i think we are in......... byram
tyler: SHIT
haryy: lock the doors roll up the windows and look ahead dont make eyecontact
tyler: wheres our dealer....
harry: oh i got our stash in the locker room after lacrosse
tyler: ok good... last game of the season thank god school is over
harry: yeha im leaving for nantucket tomorrow for two months, god i cant stand liviing in that trash heap... it was like 2.5 million when we bought it,
tyler: thats disgusting.... the club opens next week, i cant wait
harry: thats straight any hot biddies there
tyler: you know it.............
by greenwichforlife May 02, 2005
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Here, in the richest town in the U.S., everyone owns houses bigger than most apartment complexes and drive cars that are more expensive than houses in "the rest" of America. 99% of the town is white, and all the girls wear lacoste and ralph lauren polos and oxfords (collars popped -- that's a given), j. crew classics, "real" juicy couture, and accessorize with prada. Knockoffs? What are those?! After lacrosse or field hockey practice, they all top off their polka-dot hair ribbons with eliza b. or rainbow flip flops. Don't even think about wearing just red or blue, it's all "nantucket red" and "lagoon" or "ocean spray".
Now onto the boys they date:
All wear seersucker or madras shorts/pants, and have long, stylishly unkempt hair. They all sail and play lacrosse, and are exceptional at both, when they aren't stoned or drunk. Their families attend yacht club parties every saturday night, where all the men have names like "tyler" and preppy little nicknames.
For fun in Greenwich, girls shop 'til they drop on "the Ave", where the most popular stores include "Rags" and "Wishlist", where you can pay $70 for a faded shirt that has been "professionally aged" so that the buyer can pretend to be ghetto and poor. And "ghetto" is a word used often in Greenwich. Preppy kids dressed to impress often say things like, "woah, man, your BMW is sooo mad ghetto". For the cash it takes to buy the sportscars that are cruising around Greenwich, you could buy and refurbish a ghetto.
Bottom line: Greenwich is preppy to the max, a prime example of a community so sheltered that most of the people there have an incredibly skewed perspective of wealth.
Greenwich, the home of the plastics.
by kidfromgreenwich June 25, 2005
greenwich is a wealthy town, no doubt about it. you can add a whole list of other things- preppy, predominantly white, etc. but the definitions here are "a bit" exaggerated. the reality of greenwich has been fabricated here and there, and suddenly it sounds like a TV show or something...everybody is described as an inarticulate, snobby, fantastically rich druggie who acts ghetto. there are people who are some of these things, but not all of greenwich is this way. the greenwich stereotype has been taken to a new level, and greenwich is, in truth, not at all as extreme as it has been portrayed.
this is a true story: i was talking with a woman who had recently moved to greenwich (approximately 6 months ago), and she said she had encountered none of the snobbery that greenwich was famous for. this is not to say that greenwich is free of snobbery, but that for the most part, it is rarely present.
#town #connecticut #wealthy #greenwich avenue #preppy
by ~*~*~ June 12, 2006
A very rich town in Connecticut where even the seven black people that live there can't be considered black, and excessive drug use is commen, due to the lack of things to do. There is very little that the youth can use to entertain themselves, so everyone knows exactly where to buy heroin.
The style consists of brightly colored Lacoste shirts, usually layered, Khakis, and a looley placed visor on males, and a Jean skirts, a dress shirt over a polo, and flipflops for females, year round.
Mostly everyone owns more than one house, and a boat.
Girl: So, what do you want to do tonight?
Boy: Big party on my boat. Bring your bong.
Girl: Awesome. What time?
Boy: Doesn't matter, if you miss us, we'll send my assistant to get you in the Grady.
by Ineedmyweed March 19, 2005
While Greenwich is one of the nation’s wealthiest towns, it is clear many of the teens posting on here have exaggerated the lifestyle. Yes, the people in this town are living better then 97% of the nation’s population, but many of you have simply glamorized the town and the lifestyle that the people lead.
I cant tell if these definations are tongue and cheek or if they are actually serious
by fgghf May 14, 2005
greenwich, CT is one of the wealthiest towns in the United States, but as a person who lives in greenwich, most of these definitions are skewed and presumptuous. I don't sail, play lacrosse, wear polo's or lacoste. I am not white,and although I am the minority there is a lot of us in Greenwich, at least 90+ Argentine families, which is where i am from. There definately is the preppy group but to tell you the truth it isnt the majority of the people. While there is a lot of drug addicts and drunks in greenwich the amount of people who smoke between classes (in a school of 3,000 kids) is less than 50, and i personally have never smoked. I just wanted to give people a different view from all the ones that i have been reading which are mainly assumptions and stereotypes. The descriptions other people wrote are true in some ways but still, to a much lesser extent.
Greenwich is something people assume really isn't.
#town #city #community #social #people
by el_wacho1989 December 03, 2006
An extremely stereotyped town in Southern Fairfield County, Connecticut. Because the property values are high, and there are some areas with mostly large houses, people from Greenwich are tagged as stuck up and ignorant. Although less goes on there than in alot of major cities, that doesn't mean there are no nice people. Look past your preconcieved notions when you are there.
Man1: Look! Their liscence plate says "Honda of Greenwich" they must be rich scumbags!"
Man2: Yeah! lets tailgate them.
Man1: Good idea!
by --- November 24, 2003
Greenwich (UK) is a Borough in South East London, which is famous for Greenwich Mean Time The former Royal Naval College, The National Maritime Museum and Greenwich Town centre (among Other Things). Despite the borough's significant place in British naval and scientific heritage, it is one of the most deprived areas of London.
Greenwich is one of the most deprived broughs of The East Thames Corridor.
#london #greenwich #england #kent #britain
by Chris Henniker April 10, 2006
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