Definition of 'oily'
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It's an oily skin essential. The Sun (2016)Women with oily skin have oily hair that may need a daily shampoo. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)Make a simple sauce for oily fish such as mackerel. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Together they make a perfect milk for those whose skins are very oily and prone to blemishes and eruptions. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)The range offers targeted products for dry, oily and combination skin. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The ingredients further down on the list are not as significant in determining whether the product is best for oily or dry skin. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)That too failed, so oily rags were lit to set fire to the den. The Sun (2008)This rinse is perfect for those with oily hair, being naturally somewhat drying. The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)Slice the rabbit and arrange it on top, then spoon the oily sauce over the meat. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It sinks in skin - good for oily complexions. The Sun (2016)It seems to balance skin whether it's oily or dry. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then the emphasis changed and people began talking about products that "didn't leave an oily film. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)And all they had at their disposal were a few light bulbs, a bit of paint and some oily rags. The Sun (2011)When you are finished, your face is not totally clean because you are left with an oily film that should be removed. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)Easily absorbed, it doesn't leave an oily film on your skin. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'oily'
British English: oily ADJECTIVE
Something that is oily is covered with oil or contains oil.
He was wiping his hands on an oily rag.
Definition of oily from the Collins English Dictionary
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