Greasy Greas"y, a. [Compar. {Greasier}; superl. {Greasiest}.] 1. Composed of, or characterized by, grease; oily; unctuous; as, a greasy dish. [1913 Webster]

2. Smeared or defiled with grease. [1913 Webster]

With greasy aprons, rules, and hammers. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. Like grease or oil; smooth; seemingly unctuous to the touch, as is mineral soapstone. [1913 Webster]

4. Fat of body; bulky. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

5. Gross; indelicate; indecent. [Obs.] --Marston. [1913 Webster]

6. (Far.) Affected with the disease called {grease}; as, the heels of a horse. See {Grease}, n., 2. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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