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English

Etymology

From oil + -y.

Pronunciation

Adjective

oily (comparative oilier, superlative oiliest)

Positive
oily

Comparative
oilier

Superlative
oiliest

  1. Relating to oil.
  2. Smeared with or containing oil.
  3. (figuratively) Excessively friendly or polite so as to sound insincere.

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