Definition of ooze
- The turtle buried itself in the ooze.
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Sap oozed from the tree.
Juice oozed out of the plum.
The cut on her finger was oozing with blood.
The tree was oozing sap.
The cut on her finger was oozing blood.
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
First Known Use: 1587See Words from the same year
: to flow out slowly
: to have (something) flow out slowly
: to show (a quality, emotion, etc.) very clearly or strongly
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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