1. containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
- oily fried potatoes
2. (figuratively) too friendly or polite so as to appear insincere.
- an oily sycophantic press agent
3. coated or covered with oil
- oily puddles in the streets
Similar word(s): coated
4. smeared or soiled with grease or oil
- get rid of rubbish and oily rags
1. A marble with an oily lustre.
2. (in the plural, informal) oilskins (waterproof garment)