- 1 covered in a lot of grease or oil greasy fingers/marks/coveralls The sink was piled high with greasy dishes.
- 2 (disapproving) (of food) cooked with too much oil greasy french fries
- 3(disapproving) (of hair or skin) producing too much natural oil long greasy hair
- 4 (informal) (disapproving) (of people or their behavior) friendly in a way that does not seem sincere synonym oily a greasy smile He told me how pretty I was in that greasy way of his. Idioms
NAmE//ˈɡrisi//, NAmE//ˈɡrizi//(greasier, greasiest)
used to refer to the difficult way to the top of a profession
the greasy pole (informal)jump to other results