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Definition of 'greasy'

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The days of a greasy spoon fry-up are over. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He says the wood smoke stops your hair going greasy and that it's good for your skin. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You have to eat salad for lunch instead of greasy food. Christianity Today (2000)Three quarters said they would rather go to a greasy spoon than a coffee shop. The Sun (2006)Poor ventilation can clog pores in the scalp and make hair greasy. The Sun (2014)You cannot climb the greasy pole without it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Those of us who have greasy skin face a constant battle against shine and spots. The Sun (2009)The last thing he wants is to slip on a greasy grass court. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The restaurant could be a greasy spoon and no one would know. The Sun (2006)But he had greasy hair and a creepy smile. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To climb the greasy pole you must be competitive and pugnacious. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Is the greasy spoon going down the pan? The Sun (2006)He climbed the greasy pole as a courtier before being parachuted by his political patrons into a safe seat. The Sun (2015)Other triggers include stuffy interiors, sweet and greasy foods and winding or bumpy roads. The Sun (2013)Leave for fifteen minutes, or as long as possible if the hair is particularly greasy. Guyton, Anita The Natural Beauty Book - cruelty-free cosmetics to make at home (1991)The irony is that players new to artificial surfaces tread as gingerly on them as if they were trotting on greasy or icy grass. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A big part of the problem is players wearing studs too short for the greasy surface. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A stench of chemicals and greasy food hung in the air. Aidan Hartley THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)If there is one fellow a little more greasy and dirty than another, be sure to hug him. Brian Thompson DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)A little greasy, but full of flavour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They snag your tights, wreck your calf muscles and make going to the loo down long flights of greasy stairs in restaurants absolutely terrifying. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He's all fidgety and sweaty and his hair's long and greasy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Neither team, though, tested the other in a bland opening on a greasy surface. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's typical of these politicians, they cling on to the greasy pole as long as they can. The Sun (2015)Anyone with oily skin knows that attempting to apply make-up to a greasy surface is futile - it just slides off. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

Synonyms of 'greasy'

sycophantic, fawning, grovelling, ingratiating

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Translations for 'greasy'

British English: greasy /ˈɡriːzɪ; -sɪ/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is greasy is covered with grease or contains a lot of grease.
...his greasy hands.
  • American English: greasy
  • Arabic: دَسِم
  • Brazilian Portuguese: gorduroso
  • Chinese: 油腻的
  • Croatian: mastan
  • Czech: mastný
  • Danish: fedtet
  • Dutch: vet
  • European Spanish: grasiento
  • Finnish: rasvainen
  • French: gras
  • German: fettig
  • Greek: λιπαρός
  • Italian: oleoso
  • Japanese: 脂を含んだ
  • Korean: 기름투성이의
  • Norwegian: fettet
  • Polish: tłusty
  • European Portuguese: gorduroso
  • Romanian: unsuros
  • Russian: жирный
  • Spanish: grasiento
  • Swedish: fett
  • Thai: เป็นไขมันลื่น
  • Turkish: yağlı
  • Ukrainian: жирний
  • Vietnamese: nhờn mỡ

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