oleaginous oleaginous  /ˌoʊ li ˈæ dʒə nəs/


  1. (adj) unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
  2. (adj) containing an unusual amount of grease or oil


  1. The Administration also realizes it may take a supremely oleaginous political thug, perhaps someone as rare and fetid as Ahmad Chalabi, to bring it off.
  2. This is despite more than 25 years of warnings from doctors and the American Heart Association about the dangers of such oleaginous indulgence.


  • "The spread of sugar cane, soy and other oleaginous crops for biofuels will ensure that needy farming families have the financial means to feed themselves," Silva wrote.
    on Mar 30, 2007 By: Lula da Silva Source: International Herald Tribune

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