Examples of oily in a sentence
The liquid has an oily feel.
a pile of oily rags
The salad dressing was very oily.
First Known Use of oily
OILY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of oily for English Language Learners
: having the smooth or greasy quality of oil
: covered or soaked with oil
: containing or producing a large amount of oil
OILY Defined for Kids
Definition of oily for Students
: covered with or containing a greasy substance oily rags
Medical Definition of oily
1: of, relating to, or consisting of oil
2: excessively high in naturally secreted oils oily hair oily skin
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