a cheap and rather unsanitary restaurant.
(slang) a small, cheap, and often unsanitary restaurant, usually specializing in fried foods
A small, cheap restaurant, lunchroom, or diner: The Marx brothers ate in coffee pots and greasy spoons/ your above-average greasy spoon in Boston’s Back Bay (1925+)
A cheap restaurant, especially one serving short-order fried foods. For example, College students short of cash tend to eat a lot in that greasy spoon. This expression also implies that the restaurant is not very clean. [ c. 1900 ]
- Greasy wool
noun 1. untreated wool, still retaining the lanolin, which is used for waterproof clothing
[greyt] /greɪt/ adjective, greater, greatest. 1. unusually or comparatively large in size or dimensions: A great fire destroyed nearly half the city. 2. large in number; numerous: Great hordes of tourists descend on Europe each summer. 3. unusual or considerable in degree, power, intensity, etc.: great pain. 4. wonderful; first-rate; very good: We had a […]
[ab-uh-koh] /ˈæb əˌkoʊ/ noun 1. See under . [ab-uh-koh] /ˈæb əˌkoʊ/ noun 1. two islands (Great Abaco and Little Abaco) in the N Bahamas. 776 sq. mi. (2010 sq. km).
- Great adductor muscle
great adductor muscle n. A muscle with origin in the ischial tuberosity and ischiopubic ramus, with insertion to the femur, with nerve supply from the obturator and sciatic nerves, and whose action adducts and extends the thigh.