English version

greasy in Food topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgreasygreas‧y /ˈɡriːsi, -zi/ adjective  1 DFDIRTYcovered in grease or oil syn oily a shampoo for greasy hair The food was heavy and greasy.see thesaurus at dirty2 SLIDEslippery Police say the rain’s making the roads greasy.3 FRIENDLYtoo polite and friendly in a way that seems insincere or unpleasant syn smarmy4 the greasy polegreasily adverbgreasiness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
greasyNeocolors are greasy and are therefore lively for creating textures of all sorts and for using as a water resist.At last he finished, gave a loud belch and wiped his greasy fingers and mouth on the hem of his ermine-lined cloak.greasy French friesCare for some greasy fried chicken?a greasy gangsterThere was greasy gunk on his lips and his mouth was full of rancid sourness.Her long greasy hair hung down to her shoulders.long greasy hairThe aging prisoner picked up a greasy ladle and buried it in the soup, stirring it for a moment.greasy pots and pansDick wiped his hands on a greasy rag.It is mostly found in the stronger astringents used for greasy skins.