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Dictionary definition for: Oily

1. (s) containing an unusual amount of grease or oil; "greasy hamburgers" "oily fried potatoes" "oleaginous seeds"

2. (s) unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech; "buttery praise" "gave him a fulsome introduction" "an oily sycophantic press agent" "oleaginous hypocrisy" "smarmy self-importance" "the unctuous Uriah Heep"

3. (s) coated or covered with oil; "oily puddles in the streets"

4. (s) smeared or soiled with grease or oil; "greasy coveralls" "get rid of rubbish and oily rags"

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