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    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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