Synonyms for oleaginous

Synonyms for (adjective) oleaginous

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


Synonyms: unctuous, oily, oleaginous, fulsome, smarmy, soapy, buttery

Definition: unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech

Usage: buttery praise; gave him a fulsome introduction; an oily sycophantic press agent; oleaginous hypocrisy; smarmy self-importance; the unctuous Uriah Heep; soapy compliments

Similar words: insincere

Definition: lacking sincerity

Usage: a charming but thoroughly insincere woman; their praise was extravagant and insincere