Associations to the word «Greasy»


GREASY, adjective. Having a slippery surface; having a surface covered with grease.
GREASY, adjective. Containing a lot of grease or fat.
GREASY, adjective. (slang) detestable, unethical.
GREASY, adjective. (obsolete) fat, bulky
GREASY, adjective. (obsolete) gross; indelicate; indecent
GREASY, adjective. (of a horse) Afflicted with the disease called grease.
GREASY SPOON, noun. (idiomatic) An inexpensive diner or other informal restaurant, especially one specializing in frying or grilling.
GREASY SPOONS, noun. Plural of greasy spoon

Dictionary definition

GREASY, adjective. Containing an unusual amount of grease or oil; "greasy hamburgers"; "oily fried potatoes"; "oleaginous seeds".
GREASY, adjective. Smeared or soiled with grease or oil; "greasy coveralls"; "get rid of rubbish and oily rags".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne