nongreasy

adjective
non·​greasy | \ ˌnän-ˈgrē-sē How to pronounce nongreasy (audio) , -zē \

Definition of nongreasy

: 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

Recent Examples on the Web Its nongreasy formula not only eliminates shine, but also keeps sebum at bay throughout the day, so your makeup won’t melt off by lunchtime. Sophia Panych, Allure, "The Best Primers for Every Skin Issue Imaginable," 15 Dec. 2017 The nongreasy formula smooths on easily and feels lightweight. Health.com, "My New Birth Control Made My Skin Go Haywire. Here’s How I Learned to Combat the Acne," 27 Sep. 2017 An extra-bold punch of fruity coconut flavor and creamy, nongreasy texture push this budget-friendly milk to the top of the list. Jolene Thym, The Mercury News, "Taste-off: The best coconut milk — and the murky mistakes," 20 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of nongreasy

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Nongreasy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nongreasy. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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