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  Words related to oily

Related / Similar Words: greasy, sebaceous, oleaginous, buttery, fulsome, smarmy, unctuous

 

Definition:
  • smeared or soiled with grease or oil; "greasy coveralls"; "get rid of rubbish and oily rags";
  • containing an unusual amount of grease or oil; "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds";
  • coated or covered with oil; "oily puddles in the streets";
  • unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent"; "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the unctuous Uriah Heep";

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