Definition of greasy
- greasy clothes
- his greasy smile
- —Jack London
- greasy food
My doctor told me to avoid greasy food.
that wet tarmac road is greasy enough to send the car into a skid
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: covered with grease or oil : dirty from grease or oil
: wet and slippery
: containing or cooked with a large amount of fat
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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