oily definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding oil.
    • Impregnated, smeared with, or containing oil; greasy.
    • Excessively suave in action or behavior; unctuous. See Synonyms at unctuous.
    • concerning oil.
    • Smeared with or containing oil.
    • extremely friendly or courteous to be able to seem insincere.
    • comprising oil; containing oil; obtaining the nature or attributes of oil; unctuous; oleaginous.
    • Covered with oil; greasy; hence, resembling oil.
    • effortlessly subservient; supple; compliant; plausible; insinuating.
    • smeared or soiled with grease or oil
    • covered or covered with oil
    • containing a unique quantity of oil or oil
    • unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or address
  • noun:
    • A marble with an oily lustre.
  • others:
    • composed of oil; containing oil; having a number of the characteristics of oil: as, greasy matter; an oily substance.
    • Appearing like oiled; resembling oil.
    • Fat; oily.
    • Figuratively, unctuous; smooth; insinuatingly and effortlessly sanctimonious; blandly pious; fawning.

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