Oily

Definition of Oily

Oil´y
a.1.Consisting of oil; containing oil; having the nature or qualities of oil; unctuous; oleaginous; as, oily matter or substance.
2.Covered with oil; greasy; hence, resembling oil; as, an oily appearance.
3.Smoothly subservient; supple; compliant; plausible; insinuating.
His oily compliance in all alterations.
- Fuller.
Oily grain
(Bot.) the sesame.
Oily palm
the oil palm.

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