Pronunciation of Greasy
/ɡɹˈiːzi/, /ɡɹˈiːzi/, /ɡ_ɹ_ˈiː_z_i/
Synonyms for greasy:
Other synonyms and related words:
slippery, oily (adjective)
Sense 4 (noun)
Usage examples for greasy:
- But, having climbed the five stories of the house wherein she dwelt, he arrived on the landing outside her door and found there half a dozen ruffians squatting on the stone floor and engaged in playing hazard with a pack of greasy cards. - "The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel", Baroness Orczy.
- As he was late, he dined alone on mildly warm chicken, greasy potatoes, and muddy coffee. - "A Splendid Hazard", Harold MacGrath.
- He asked to have his lemonade made sweeter; upon which the waiter, with his greasy fingers, lifted a lump of sugar, and put it into it. - "The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.", James Boswell.