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adjective as in slippery, oily

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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.

When the weather warms, these organisms quickly take over, giving the lake a greasy look and a foul smell.

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.

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It was full of the sorts of people I used to be when I watched him on MuchMusic—bored, greasy-fingered teenagers.

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.

Ill wager that greasy foreigner has got a wife and ten childrenand neglects them.

The greasy surface, dotted here and there with specks of vegetable, resembles a pool of stagnant water covered with green slime.

The tin glides over the greasy surface, noiselessly, smoothly, till the thick layer of filth is worn off.

His hair was long and tangled and greasy, and hung down, and you could see his eyes shining through like he was behind vines.

Then the Factor cleaned a greasy hand upon his beard, and stretched himself with a sigh of satisfaction.


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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to greasy, such as: creamy, fatty, slick, anointed, daubed, and null.

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