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oily

oily - Dictionary definition and meaning for word oily

Definition
(adj) containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
Synonyms : greasy , oleaginous , sebaceous
Example Sentence
  • greasy hamburgers
  • oily fried potatoes
  • oleaginous seeds

Definition
(adj) unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
Example Sentence
  • buttery praise
  • gave him a fulsome introduction
  • an oily sycophantic press agent
  • oleaginous hypocrisy
  • smarmy self-importance
  • the unctuous Uriah Heep
  • soapy compliments

Definition
(adj) coated or covered with oil
Example Sentence
  • oily puddles in the streets

Definition
(adj) smeared or soiled with grease or oil
Synonyms : greasy
Example Sentence
  • greasy coveralls
  • get rid of rubbish and oily rags

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