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Meaning of 'greasy' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Greasy [ superl.]
- Composed of, or characterized by, grease; oily; unctuous; as, a greasy dish.
- Smeared or defiled with grease.
- Like grease or oil; smooth; seemingly unctuous to the touch, as is mineral soapstone.
- Fat of body; bulky.
- Gross; indelicate; indecent.
- Affected with the disease called grease; as, the heels of a horse. See Grease, n., 2.

Meaning of 'greasy' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . greasy [ s]
Meaning (1):
- smeared or soiled with grease or oil
Example in sentence:
  • get rid of rubbish and oily rags;
  • greasy coveralls
Meaning (2):
- containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
Example in sentence:
  • greasy hamburgers;
  • oily fried potatoes;
  • oleaginous seeds