Definitions for oilyˈɔɪ li

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. greasy, oily, sebaceous, oleaginous(adj)

    containing an unusual amount of grease or oil

    "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds"

  2. buttery, fulsome, oily, oleaginous, smarmy, soapy, unctuous(adj)

    unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

    "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent"; "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the unctuous Uriah Heep"; "soapy compliments"

  3. oily(adj)

    coated or covered with oil

    "oily puddles in the streets"

  4. greasy, oily(adj)

    smeared or soiled with grease or oil

    "greasy coveralls"; "get rid of rubbish and oily rags"

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  1. oily(Noun)

    A marble with an oily lustre.

  2. oily(Adjective)

    Relating to oil.

  3. oily(Adjective)

    Smeared with or containing oil.

  4. oily(Adjective)

    Excessively friendly or polite so as to sound insincere.

  5. Origin: From oil + -y.

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