greasy

  • 1 Greasy — may refer to:* Greasy, Oklahoma, United States * Greasy (lubrication), to be lubricated * Greasy Neale (1891 1973), American football coachee also* Grease …

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  • 2 Greasy — Greas y, a. [Compar. {Greasier}; superl. {Greasiest}.] 1. Composed of, or characterized by, grease; oily; unctuous; as, a greasy dish. [1913 Webster] 2. Smeared or defiled with grease. [1913 Webster] With greasy aprons, rules, and hammers. Shak.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Greasy — Greasy, OK U.S. Census Designated Place in Oklahoma Population (2000): 387 Housing Units (2000): 146 Land area (2000): 20.337796 sq. miles (52.674647 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.079111 sq. miles (0.204896 sq. km) Total area (2000): 20.416907 sq …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 4 Greasy, OK — U.S. Census Designated Place in Oklahoma Population (2000): 387 Housing Units (2000): 146 Land area (2000): 20.337796 sq. miles (52.674647 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.079111 sq. miles (0.204896 sq. km) Total area (2000): 20.416907 sq. miles… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 5 greasy — (adj.) 1510s, from GREASE (Cf. grease) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Greasily; greasiness. Greasy spoon small cheap restaurant is from 1925 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 greasy — is pronounced gree si in its literal meaning ‘smeared with grease’ and gree si or gree zi when applied to an unctuous or smarmy person …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 greasy — [adj] slippery, oily anointed, creamy, daubed, fatty, lubricated, lubricious, oleaginous, pomaded, salved, slick, slimy*, slithery, smeared, swabbed, unctuous; concept 606 Ant. dry …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 greasy — ► ADJECTIVE (greasier, greasiest) 1) covered with or resembling grease. 2) effusively polite in a repellently insincere way. DERIVATIVES greasily adverb greasiness noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 greasy — [grē′sē, grē′zē] adj. greasier, greasiest 1. smeared or soiled with grease 2. containing grease, esp. much grease 3. like grease; oily, unctuous, slippery, etc. greasily adv. greasiness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 greasy */ — UK [ˈɡriːsɪ] / US [ˈɡrɪsɪ] adjective Word forms greasy : adjective greasy comparative greasier superlative greasiest 1) prepared with a lot of oil or fat greasy chips 2) covered in grease greasy hands/jeans 3) producing a lot of natural oil… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 greasy — adjective 1) a plate of greasy food Syn: fatty, oily, buttery, oleaginous; formal pinguid Ant: lean 2) greasy hair Syn: oily Ant …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 12 greasy — adjective (greasier; est) Date: 1514 1. a. smeared or soiled with grease < greasy clothes > b. oily in appearance, texture, or manner < his greasy smile Jack London > c. slippery 2. containing an unusual amount of grease …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 greasy — greas|y [ˈgri:si, zi] adj 1.) covered in grease or oil = ↑oily ▪ a shampoo for greasy hair ▪ The food was heavy and greasy. 2.) slippery ▪ Police say the rain s making the roads greasy. 3.) too polite and friendly in a way that seems insincere or …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 greasy — greas|y [ grisi ] adjective * ▸ 1 made with much oil/fat ▸ 2 covered in grease ▸ 3 producing natural oil ▸ 4 covered in something slippery ▸ 5 friendly but not sincere 1. ) prepared with a lot of oil or fat: greasy french fries 2. ) covered in… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 greasy — [[t]gri͟ːsi, zi[/t]] greasier, greasiest ADJ GRADED Something that is greasy has grease on it or in it. ...the problem of greasy hair... He propped his elbows upon a greasy counter …

    English dictionary

  • 16 greasy — adjective 1 covered in grease or oil: greasy food | greasy hair 2 slippery: The roads are greasy after the rain. 3 too polite and friendly in a way that seems insincere or unpleasant; smarmy greasily adverb greasiness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 greasy — [ˈgriːsi] adj 1) prepared with a lot of oil or fat greasy chips[/ex] 2) covered in GREASE or oil greasy hands/jeans[/ex] 3) producing a lot of natural oil Ant: dry greasy hair/skin[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 18 greasy — fish infected with Ichthyophonus hoferi (possibly a fungus) having flesh with a soft and greasy feel and a sweet, sickly smell, e.g. in Melanogrammus aeglefinus, especially smoked haddock, and herring. Fillets have a blotchy appearance which show …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 19 greasy — greasily, adv. greasiness, n. /gree see, zee/, adj., greasier, greasiest. 1. smeared, covered, or soiled with grease. 2. composed of or containing grease; oily: greasy food. 3. greaselike in appearance or to the touch; slippery. 4. insinuatingly… …

    Universalium

  • 20 greasy — greas•y [[t]ˈgri si, zi[/t]] adj. greas•i•er, greas•i•est 1) smeared, covered, or soiled with grease 2) composed of or containing grease; oily: greasy food[/ex] 3) greaselike in appearance or to the touch; slippery 4) cvb insinuatingly unctuous… …

    From formal English to slang


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