adjective, greas·i·er, greas·i·est.

  1. smeared, covered, or soiled with grease.
  2. composed of or containing grease; oily: greasy food.
  3. greaselike in appearance or to the touch; slippery.
  4. insinuatingly unctuous in manner; repulsively slick; oily.
  5. Veterinary Pathology. affected with grease.

adjective greasier or greasiest

  1. coated or soiled with or as if with grease
  2. composed of or full of grease
  3. resembling grease
  4. unctuous or oily in manner

noun plural greasies Australian slang

  1. a shearer
  2. an outback cook, esp cooking for a number of men

adj.1510s, from grease + -y (2). Related: Greasily; greasiness. Greasy spoon “small cheap restaurant” is from 1925.

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