Etymology
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greasy (adj.)

1510s, from grease (n.) + -y (2). Related: Greasily; greasiness. Greasy spoon "small, cheap restaurant; dirty boarding-house" is from 1906.

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Definitions of greasy

greasy (adj.)
containing an unusual amount of grease or oil;
greasy hamburgers
Synonyms: oily / sebaceous / oleaginous
greasy (adj.)
smeared or soiled with grease or oil;
greasy coveralls
Synonyms: oily
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