Greasy



[gree-see, ‐zee] /ˈgri si, ‐zi/

adjective, greasier, greasiest.
1.
smeared, covered, or soiled with .
2.
composed of or containing ; oily:
greasy food.
3.
greaselike in appearance or to the touch; slippery.
4.
insinuatingly unctuous in manner; repulsively slick; oily.
5.
Veterinary Pathology. affected with .
/ˈɡriːzɪ; -sɪ/
adjective greasier, greasiest
1.
coated or soiled with or as if with grease
2.
composed of or full of grease
3.
resembling grease
4.
unctuous or oily in manner
noun (Austral, slang) (pl) greasies
5.
a shearer
6.
an outback cook, esp cooking for a number of men
adj.

1510s, from grease + -y (2). Related: Greasily; greasiness. Greasy spoon “small cheap restaurant” is from 1925.

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