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  • adv. In a greasy manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a greasy manner.
  • adv. In a gross or indelicate manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a greasy manner; with or as with grease.
  • Grossly; indecently.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a greasy manner


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greasy +‎ -ly


  • When it was over, and Mugridge was back in the galley, he became greasily radiant, and went about his work, humming coster songs in a nerve-racking and discordant falsetto.

    Chapter 6

  • Texas traditions, greasily shook hands with Wemple and Davies as well, saying "Howdy," as only the Texan born can say it.


  • He smirked greasily up into the face of Wolf Larsen, who seemed not to see him.

    Chapter 12

  • The ex-goalie expressed disquiet about England's recent attempts to play possession football What do you mean, you didn't notice? and suggested it was high time the national side stopped going all continental and got back to something more greasily British.

    For Steve Claridge, setting the team upright is a vertical challenge

  • Plastic flowers bunched in my carrier bag, eyebrows unplucked, hair greasily grasping the wind.

    Temporary Passport

  • The floor was the color of raw liver and shone greasily as though coated with Vaseline.

    Bird Cloud

  • It was a gray scene, greasy gray, and the rain drizzled greasily on the pavement stones.

    Chapter 4

  • Unusually, as The Apprentice waddles greasily back on to the BBC, similar quotes from Lord Alan Sugar's new interviewees point with awful accuracy, not to their drawn-out, painful firings but to a promising career overseeing the marketing of Alan's Sky boxes in Brentwood.

    Up front: Eva Wiseman

  • At last, Jésus shouted to the other driver, a glaring fat man with a Pancho Sanchez mustache, to back up, but Pancho simply shrugged, settled greasily into his seat, and waited.

    Maggie Van Ostrand: Bullfights Out. Ferdinand In.

  • Then I saw a clapboard shack in the gloom, banana fronds bending over the tin roof, a bright red Coca-Cola machine sweating under the porte cochere, a deck built on pilings over the water, a small barbecue pit smoking greasily in the breeze.

    The Glass Rainbow


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