Definition of greasy
greasilyplay \ˈgrē-sə-lē, -zə-\ adverb
greasinessplay \ˈgrē-sē-nəs, -zē-\ noun
Examples of greasy in a Sentence
My doctor told me to avoid greasy food.
that wet tarmac road is greasy enough to send the car into a skid
Recent Examples of greasy from the Web
For years now my most reliable beach reading has been Ross Macdonald and Barbara Pym, in old paperbacks which are only improved by salt air and potato-chip-greasy fingers.
Fortunately, newer options absorb instantly, leaving no greasy residue.
This stops you from touching the halogen bulb at its top and leaving your greasy, life-reducing fingermarks thereon.
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First Known Use of greasy
GREASY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of greasy for English Language Learners
: covered with grease or oil : dirty from grease or oil
: wet and slippery
: containing or cooked with a large amount of fat
GREASY Defined for Kids
Definition of greasy for Students
1 : covered with an oily material greasy hands
2 : like or full of fat greasy french fries
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