Greasiness
Greasiness Greas"i*ness, n. The quality or state of being greasy, oiliness; unctuousness; grossness. [1913 Webster]

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  • greasiness — greasy ► ADJECTIVE (greasier, greasiest) 1) covered with or resembling grease. 2) effusively polite in a repellently insincere way. DERIVATIVES greasily adverb greasiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • greasiness — noun see greasy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • greasiness — See greasily. * * * …   Universalium

  • greasiness — noun The state of being greasy …   Wiktionary

  • greasiness — Synonyms and related words: downiness, evenness, fatness, fattiness, flatness, frictionlessness, glabriety, glabrousness, glossiness, levelness, lubricity, oiliness, pinguidity, regularity, richness, saponaceousness, saponacity, satininess,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • greasiness — greas·i·ness || grɪːsɪnɪs n. quality of being oily or fatty in appearance or texture, slipperiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • greasiness — greas·i·ness …   English syllables

  • greasiness — noun consisting of or covered with oil • Syn: ↑oiliness, ↑oleaginousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑oleaginous (for: ↑oleaginousness), ↑oily (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • oiliness — noun 1. smug self serving earnestness • Syn: ↑fulsomeness, ↑oleaginousness, ↑smarminess, ↑unctuousness, ↑unction • Derivationally related forms: ↑unctuous (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • oleaginousness — noun 1. smug self serving earnestness • Syn: ↑fulsomeness, ↑oiliness, ↑smarminess, ↑unctuousness, ↑unction • Derivationally related forms: ↑unctuous (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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