greased greased  /ˈɡrist/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) smeared with oil or grease to reduce friction

Usage(s):

  1. His detractors say some of the purchases were greased by his close ties to the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party.
  2. The allegation: that Halliburton, while Cheney was CEO, greased the books to boost the firm's flagging fortunes.
  3. Because the British War Office tried to get them to bite paper cartridges tactlessly greased with pork tallow 76 years ago, Moslem sepoys fought the great Indian Mutiny.

News

  1. 'Representative Beefcake' juggles politics, show business

    It sounded downright scandalous when word came out that pictures of a topless politician surfaced online, but state Rep. Mike Hope is not only talking about the topless, greased-up photos, he says he actually posted them himself.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KOMO Seattle

  2. Dolphins claim Evan Rodriguez

    When Bill Parcells took the reins of the Dolphins in 2008, he famously (notoriously) said that he will avoid “thugs and hoodlums.” Though it’s unclear whether tight end Evan Rodriguez falls into that category, he’s been arrested twice this offseason. And his history of off-field issues greased the skids to round four of the 2012…
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk

  3. Catch The Greased Down Pig

    TRENTON, IL. (KTVI) — Tim Ezell played “Catch the Greased Down Pig” on The Windcrest Dairy Farm.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: FOX 2 News St. Louis

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Quotes

  1. "BYU played exceptionally well today," said AFA coach Troy Calhoun. "They came out as a greased-up, physical team, and their execution was exceptional. For us to win a game like this, we have got to be at top-notch level."
    on Nov 21, 2009 By: Troy Calhoun Source: Salt Lake Tribune

  2. "If Dr. Johnston was paying attention, he'd have the same questions that the rest of Canadians have about getting to the bottom of where did the $10 million in grease money go that greased the wheels of commerce for the Airbus purchase," said...
    on Apr 7, 2006 By: Pat Martin Source: 940 News

  3. "We don't have any wet-ball drills or greased-potato drills," Childress said. "We do talk about raking the ball on defense and carrying it high and tight on offense. But we're always talking about that."
    on Aug 13, 2008 By: Brad Childress Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

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