greasy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgriːsi/, /ˈgriːzi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈgrisi, -zi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(grē′sē, -zē)


Inflections of 'greasy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
greasier
adj comparative
greasiest
adj superlative
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

greasy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. my [hair, face] is greasy
  2. my [hair] feels greasy
  3. have greasy [hair, skin]
  4. shampoo for greasy hair
  5. has greasy [palms, fingers, hands, paws]
  6. am greasy with (motor, cooking) oil
  7. greasy from [cooking, making, handling, repairing, gardening]
  8. take your greasy mitts off [him, that]
  9. greasy and [dirty, oily, fatty]
  10. this [food, meat] is (too) greasy
  11. these [spoons, forks, knives, plates] are greasy
  12. am cutting back on greasy foods
  13. left behind a greasy [residue, feeling]
  14. has a greasy feel (to it)
  15. wash a greasy [pot, pan]
  16. don't like his greasy [grin, smile]
  17. slang: ate at the local greasy spoon
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