Definitions of oily

  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.
  4. Olliness.
  5. Oilily.
  6. containing an unusual amount of grease or oil; " greasy hamburgers"; " oily fried potatoes"; " oleaginous seeds"
  7. Containing, or like, oil; greasy; smooth in speech or manner.
  8. Consisting of, containing, or having the qualities of oil: greasy.
  9. Like oil; unctuous; smooth.
  10. Pertaining to, containing, or smeared with oil; smooth, as in speech.
  11. Containing or resembling oil; greasy.