Adjective Definition

oily

1.Definition: coated or covered with oil

"Oily puddles in the streets"


2.Definition: containing an unusual amount of grease or oil

"Oily fried potatoes"

Related Adjective(s):greasy, oleaginous, sebaceous


3.Definition: smeared or soiled with grease or oil

"Get rid of rubbish and oily rags"

Related Adjective(s):greasy


4.Definition: unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

"An oily sycophantic press agent"

Related Adjective(s):buttery, fulsome, oleaginous, smarmy, soapy, unctuous




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