Synonyms for greasy

Synonyms for (adjective) greasy

Synonyms: oily, greasy

Definition: smeared or soiled with grease or oil

Usage: greasy coveralls; get rid of rubbish and oily rags

Similar words: soiled, dirty, unclean

Definition: soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime

Usage: dirty unswept sidewalks; a child in dirty overalls; dirty slums; piles of dirty dishes; put his dirty feet on the clean sheet; wore an unclean shirt; mining is a dirty job; Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves


Synonyms: greasy, sebaceous, oily, oleaginous

Definition: containing an unusual amount of grease or oil

Usage: greasy hamburgers; oily fried potatoes; oleaginous seeds

Similar words: fat, fatty

Definition: containing or composed of fat

Usage: fatty food; fat tissue