adjective, greas·i·er, greas·i·est.
- greaseproof paper,
- greasy spoon,
- greasy wool,
- great abaco,
- great ajax
Origin of greasy
Examples from the Web for greasiness
Sometimes the greasiness does not develop until the rubber has been out of the smoke-house for a day or two.The Preparation of Plantation Rubber|Sidney Morgan
This, by removing the greasiness of the outside, will make the icing stick on the better.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
These candles surpass all others in elegance, and are entirely free from odour and greasiness.
Any greasiness of the crucible makes itself felt here and is very objectionable.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
It is then immersed in plain water until the film loses all appearance of greasiness.Photogravure|Henry R. Blaney