greasy greasy  /ˈɡri si/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
  2. (adj) smeared or soiled with grease or oil

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Since the food was looted from the prison commissary, the other 1,200 prisoners virtually starved on greasy cold stews.
  2. Behind him, dishes are stacked high in a crowded kitchenette, the greasy smells of a Chinese breakfast congealing in the stale air.
  3. Dearly held teen lore says that overindulging in chocolate and potato chips which can make greasy fingers and, consequently, greasy faces spawns pimples.

News

  1. Police Need Your Help To Catch Atascadero Bank Robber

    Police describe the suspect as six-feet-tall, about 35 years old, thin with scruffy facial hair and dark, greasy hair wearing a tan button down and brown work boots
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 11 Santa Maria

  2. Burger time!

    In the food-obsessed climate in which we currently find ourselves – a climate that’s spawned countless food blogs, ubiquitous food photos on social media, rising levels of food snobbery and, naturally, higher food quality – it appears that the iconic burger is still king. No longer the sole domain of greasy spoons and fast-food joints, this most all-American of sandwiches (sorry, Germany) has ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Orlando Weekly

Quotes

  1. "It was a tough one all right," Ferguson told Sky Sports. "We had some nervous moments and when it started to rain anything can happen on the greasy surface. Then our oldest player, Ryan Giggs, 10 medals, comes on and scores, fantastic."
    on May 11, 2008 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Sunday Tribune (subscription)

  2. "It was a nice, greasy road win; we'll take them all year," Raycroft said. "It was nice to win on the road. We did a good job killing penalties and keeping that top line off the score sheet. No time, no space."
    on Oct 29, 2009 By: Andrew Raycroft Source: MiamiHerald.com

  3. "The mud-filled condition of the site allowed us to find these truly extraordinary objects, which were intact and sealed and still contain greasy substances," said Father Stefano De Luca who is leading the dig.
    on Dec 11, 2008 By: Stefano Source: Oneindia

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