oily Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “oily” - Learner’s Dictionary

oily

adjective
 
 
/ˈɔɪli/
containing a lot of oil or covered with oil: oily fish oily handsLubrication
Translations of “oily”
in Chinese (Traditional) 含油的, 似油的, 多油的…
in Russian жирный, покрытый маслом…
in Turkish yağlı, yağ kaplı, yağ içinde…
in Chinese (Simplified) 含油的, 似油的, 多油的…
in Polish tłusty, oleisty…
(Definition of oily from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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