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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Smeared or soiled with grease or oil; Containing an unusual amount of grease or oil; Coated or covered with oil; Unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech.

Usage examples (36)
  • oily puddles in the streets
  • That is, I felt my hair was greasy and skin oily up to then.
  • If this failed, she might be injected with male hormones that made her skin oily, pimply, and hairy.
  • Skin gone way oily, which is a song-normal I'm-sick thing. for more
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