Definition of Greasiness

1. Noun. Consisting of or covered with oil.

Exact synonyms: Oiliness, Oleaginousness
Generic synonyms: Avoirdupois, Blubber, Fat, Fatness
Derivative terms: Greasy, Greasy, Oily, Oily, Oily, Oleaginous



Definition of Greasiness

1. n. The quality or state of being greasy, oiliness; unctuousness; grossness.

Definition of Greasiness

1. Noun. The state of being greasy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Greasiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greasiness

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greaseproof
greaseproof paper
greaseproofed
greaseproofing
greaseproofs
greaser
greasers
greases
greasewood
greasewoods
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greasies
greasiest
greasily
greasiness (current term)
greasinesses
greasing
greasy
greasy pig disease
greasy spoon
greasy spoons
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great(p)
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great-aunt
great-aunts
great-grandchild
great-grandchildren
great-granddaughter

Literary usage of Greasiness

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1. The Care of the Skin and Hair by William Allen Pusey (1912)
"SEBORRHOEA, OR greasiness OF THE SKIN greasiness of the skin, such as occurs with blackheads and acne, often occurs alone or in association with few ..."

2. Lubrication and Lubricants: A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of by Leonard Archbutt, Richard Mountford Deeley (1900)
"greasiness and Oiliness.—When a grease is rubbed between the fingers it will be found that they slide freely over one another even when they are pressed ..."

3. Pilocereus Senilis and Other Papers by Walter Moxon (1887)
"And there is in the pole no such thing as a not-greasiness, any more than a ... Thus, knowing by experience the use of greasiness against wet, ..."

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