greasy


greasy

adjective \ˈgrē-sē, -zē\

: covered with grease or oil : dirty from grease or oil

: wet and slippery

: containing or cooked with a large amount of fat

greas·i·ergreas·i·est

Full Definition of GREASY

1
a :  smeared or soiled with grease <greasy clothes>
b :  oily in appearance, texture, or manner <his greasy smile — Jack London>
c :  slippery
2
:  containing an unusual amount of grease <greasy food>
greas·i·ly \-sə-lē, -zə-\ adverb
greas·i·ness \-sē-nəs, -zē-\ noun

Examples of GREASY

  1. My doctor told me to avoid greasy food.
  2. <that wet tarmac road is greasy enough to send the car into a skid>

First Known Use of GREASY

1514

Rhymes with GREASY

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