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Definition 1: smeared or soiled with grease or oil - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where greasy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • greasy coveralls
  • get rid of rubbish and oily rags

Synonyms for greasy in the sense of this definition

(greasy is similar to ...) soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime

"dirty unswept sidewalks" "a child in dirty overalls" "dirty slums" "piles of dirty dishes" "put his dirty feet on the clean sheet" "wore an unclean shirt" "mining is a dirty job" "Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves"

Definition 2: containing an unusual amount of grease or oil - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where greasy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • greasy hamburgers
  • oily fried potatoes
  • oleaginous seeds

Synonyms for greasy in the sense of this definition

(greasy is similar to ...) containing or composed of fat

"fatty food" "fat tissue"

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