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Adjective: oily (oilier,oiliest)  oy-lee
  1. Containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    "oily fried potatoes";
    - greasy, sebaceous, oleaginous
  2. Unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    "an oily sycophantic press agent";
    - buttery, fulsome, oleaginous, smarmy, soapy, unctuous
  3. Coated or covered with oil
    "oily puddles in the streets"
  4. Smeared or soiled with grease or oil
    "get rid of rubbish and oily rags";
    - greasy

Derived forms: oilier, oiliest

See also: coated, dirty, fat, fatty, insincere, soiled, unclean

Encyclopedia: Oily