- greas·i·ly, adverb
- greas·i·ness, noun
- non·greas·y, adjective
- o·ver·greas·i·ness, noun
- o·ver·greas·y, adjective
- un·greas·y, adjective
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How to use greasy in a sentence
Buy on Amazon, $nullAside from being downright effective, perhaps the best part of this spray is that it doesn’t feel greasy when applied, and it smells like a candle I might find in the bathroom of a fancy hotel.This Deet-Free Mosquito Spray Keeps Bugs From Eating Me Up | Morgan Thompson | July 23, 2021 | The Daily Beast
When the weather warms, these organisms quickly take over, giving the lake a greasy look and a foul smell.What’s bigger than a megacity? China’s planned city clusters | Ling Xin | April 28, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Before you wash your bike, look for greasy dirt at the slider seals or bottom of the fork legs, an indication that your suspension is leaking oil.
An accident at the refinery coated his roof and plants with greasy oil.
If your hair has been more greasy than usual this year, it’s worth looking into.The 12 best beauty and wellness products under $70 I added to my routine this year | Rachel Schallom | December 25, 2020 | Fortune
It was full of the sorts of people I used to be when I watched him on MuchMusic—bored, greasy-fingered teenagers.Canada’s Subversive Sock Puppet: Ed the Sock Isn’t Afraid to Say Anything | Soraya Roberts | November 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Anyone telling you differently will just leave you with a greasy mouth.
She tells Tim Teeman about celebrity, fighting sexism, and where she goes for a greasy burger.
Like a Route 66 roadside greasy spoon, Burger Joint always hits the spot.
“Ah, the greasy grind of the press—the scribblers and scratchers, the slingers and spillers,” Morrissey writes.Speed Read: 13 Juiciest Bits From Morrissey’s ‘Autobiography’ | Nico Hines | October 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ill wager that greasy foreigner has got a wife and ten childrenand neglects them.The Girls of Central High on the Stage | Gertrude W. Morrison
The greasy surface, dotted here and there with specks of vegetable, resembles a pool of stagnant water covered with green slime.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
The tin glides over the greasy surface, noiselessly, smoothly, till the thick layer of filth is worn off.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
His hair was long and tangled and greasy, and hung down, and you could see his eyes shining through like he was behind vines.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Then the Factor cleaned a greasy hand upon his beard, and stretched himself with a sigh of satisfaction.Menotah | Ernest G. Henham
British Dictionary definitions for greasy
coated or soiled with or as if with grease
composed of or full of grease
unctuous or oily in manner
an outback cook, esp cooking for a number of men
- greasily, adverb
- greasiness, noun
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