Definition of oily

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • oily is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • oily is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • oily is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 7

Definition of oily


  • unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech (adjective)

    Examples

    1. an oily sycophantic press agent

    Synonyms

    1. buttery
    2. fulsome
    3. oleaginous
    4. smarmy
    5. soapy
    6. unctuous
  • smeared or soiled with grease or oil (adjective)

    Examples

    1. get rid of rubbish and oily rags

    Synonyms

    1. greasy
  • containing an unusual amount of grease or oil (adjective)

    Examples

    1. oily fried potatoes

    Synonyms

    1. greasy
    2. oleaginous
    3. sebaceous
  • coated or covered with oil (adjective)

    Examples

    1. oily puddles in the streets

See definition of oily in Merriam Webster

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