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 greasy
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.
“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|DAILY BEAST
The witness described a greasy film on the car and a lonely piece of buttered toast lying nearby.The Week in Weird: A Skyscraper Missing Elevators, ‘Frankenfish’ & More|Anna Brand|August 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sadly, the Independent newspaper seemed to capture the prevailing mood: “This is a big, greasy bag of disappointment.”
But how d'ye suppose this greasy old Indian ever got the document?The Saddle Boys in the Grand Canyon|James Carson
But you, never have you carried anything of that sort under your belt of greasy hide.
It is a frowsy kind 260 of sedan-chair on wheels, with greasy leather curtains and cushions.My Miscellanies, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Wilkie Collins
Then he drew out his greasy Prayer-book, standing by his lordship, ready to support him if necessary.The Chaplain of the Fleet|Walter Besant and James Rice
A hand not over clean, grasping a greasy cloth cap, appeared below the face.Tommy and Co.|Jerome K. Jerome