Definition of oiled
1 : lubricated, treated, or covered with or as if with oil oiled paper
2 slang : drunk 1a
Examples of oiled in a Sentence
Place the vegetables in the oiled pan.
following the fuel spill, the resulting oiled stretch of roadway had to be closed to traffic
Recent Examples of oiled from the Web
Had Saussure been with him on that voyage, the mountains that looked so stark might have sprung to life—as a suite of grazing sheep or a well-oiled wig.
Clean, well-oiled grates mean that less sticking of meat to metal will occur and your burgers will both remain in tact and take on a bit of char as well during the cooking process.
Pepa (Sandi Denton) rubs her hands over the oiled body of Treach, her real-life rapper boyfriend.
Grill slices of oiled and seasoned portobello mushroom 5 to 10 minutes over medium heat.
Or bake: Place patties on a lightly oiled sheet in a preheated 375-degree oven for 10 minutes on one side, then 5 minutes on the other.
The whole thing begins funny enough as a parody in itself, with shots of writhing, oiled torsos and a catastrophically irresponsible number of candles.
The election left an image of a dysfunctional Britain coming up against a well-oiled EU negotiating machine.
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Definition of oiled for English Language Learners
: treated or covered with oil
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