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well-oiled

[ wel-oild ]
/ ˈwɛlˈɔɪld /
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adjective

operating with efficiency: a well-oiled department.
Slang. drunk.

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Origin of well-oiled

First recorded in 1730–40
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well-oiled

adjective

(well oiled when postpositive) informal drunk
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