nongreasy

adjective

non·​greasy ˌnän-ˈgrē-sē How to pronounce nongreasy (audio)
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: not containing or appearing to contain an unusual amount of grease : not greasy
a nongreasy meal
nongreasy hair products

Examples of nongreasy in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nongreasy was in 1866

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“Nongreasy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nongreasy. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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