HyperDic: oily

English > 4 senses of the word oily:
ADJECTIVEalloily, greasy, sebaceous, oleaginouscontaining an unusual amount of grease or oil
alloily, buttery, fulsome, oleaginous, smarmy, soapy, unctuousunpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
alloilycoated or covered with oil
alloily, greasysmeared or soiled with grease or oil
oily > pronunciation
Soundsoy'liy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > oily: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningContaining an unusual amount of grease or oil.
Example "oily fried potatoes"
Synonymsgreasy, sebaceous, oleaginous
Broaderfatty, fatContaining or composed of fat / fat
Spanishaceitoso, gordo, grasiento, grasoso, oleaginoso, oleoso, sebáceo
Catalangras, greixinós, greixós, oleaginós, oliós, sebaci
Nounsoilany of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants
oilinessconsisting of or covered with oil
English > oily: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningunpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech.
Example "an oily sycophantic press agent"
Synonymsbuttery, fulsome, oleaginous, smarmy, soapy, unctuous
Broaderinsincerelacking sincerity
Spanishcobista, meloso, zalamero
Nounsoilinesssmug self-serving earnestness
English > oily: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningcoated or covered with oil.
Example"oily puddles in the streets"
BroadercoatedHaving a coating / coating
Nounsoila slippery or viscous liquid / liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water
oilinessconsisting of or covered with oil
English > oily: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaningsmeared or soiled with grease or oil.
Example "get rid of rubbish and oily rags"
Synonymgreasy
Broaderdirty, soiled, uncleanSoiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime
Spanishgrasoso
Nounsoilinessconsisting of or covered with oil

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