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Meaning of GREASY

Pronunciation:  'greesee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  smeared or soiled with grease or oil; "greasy coveralls"; "get rid of rubbish and oily rags"
  2. [adj]  containing an unusual amount of grease or oil; "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds"
 

GREASY is a 6 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: dirty, fat, fatty, oily, oleaginous, sebaceous, soiled, unclean
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Greas"y\, a. [Compar. {Greasier}; superl. {Greasiest}.]
1. Composed of, or characterized by, grease; oily; unctuous;
   as, a greasy dish.

2. Smeared or defiled with grease.

         With greasy aprons, rules, and hammers. --Shak.

3. Like grease or oil; smooth; seemingly unctuous to the
   touch, as is mineral soapstone.

4. Fat of body; bulky. [R.] --Shak.

5. Gross; indelicate; indecent. [Obs.] --Marston.

6. (Far.) Affected with the disease called {grease}; as, the
   heels of a horse. See {Grease}, n., 2.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adipose, blubbery, buttery, butyraceous, chrismal, chrismatory, fat, fatty, fawning, glib, greased, lardaceous, lardy, lubric, lubricated, lubricious, mucoid, oiled, oily, oleaginous, oleic, rich, sebaceous, sleek, slick, sliddery, slipper, slippery, slippy, slithery, smarmy, smooth, soaped, soapy, suety, sycophantic, tallowy, toadying, unctuous, unguent, unguentary, unguentous, waxy
 

 

 

 

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