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English definition of “oily”


adjective (WITH OIL)    /ˈɔɪ.li/
consisting of or similar to oil : an oily liquid Lubrication covered in oil or containing a lot of oil : an oily rag oily fish I've got oily skin (= it produces a lot of oil ).Lubrication
(Definition of oily adjective (WITH OIL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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