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English definition of “oily”

oily

adjective  /ˈɔɪ·li/ us  

oily adjective (FAT)

like oil, or containing or covered with oil: an oily liquid oily skin/hair

oily adjective (FUEL)

covered in or containing a lot of oil: an oily rag
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