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oily

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adjective \ˈȯi-lē\

Simple Definition of oily

  • : having the smooth or greasy quality of oil

  • : covered or soaked with oil

  • : containing or producing a large amount of oil

Full Definition of oily

oil·i·eroil·i·est

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or consisting of oil

  2. 2 a :  covered or impregnated with oil <oily rags> b :  relatively high in naturally secreted oils <oily skin> <oily hair>

  3. 3 :  excessively smooth or suave in manner

oil·i·ly play \ˈȯi-lə-lē\ adverb
oil·i·ness play \-lē-nəs\ noun

Examples of oily

  1. The liquid has an oily feel.

  2. a pile of oily rags

  3. The salad dressing was very oily.



14th Century

First Known Use of oily

14th century

Rhymes with oily


Medical Dictionary

oily

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adjective \ˈȯi-lē\

Medical Definition of oily

oil·i·eroil·i·est

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or consisting of oil

  2. 2:  excessively high in naturally secreted oils <oily hair> <oily skin>





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