Meaning: Describing something – usually food – that has a lot of oil or fat.
I didn’t like the chicken. It was too greasy.
If you want to have a healthy diet, you should stop eating greasy food.
My hands were so greasy that I couldn’t turn the doorknob.
Which of the following is usually greasy?
A. French fries
B. Steamed vegetables
C. A mechanic’s hands
The correct answer is A & C. They’re called French fries because they’re fried in oil, and if something has a lot of oil, we can also call it greasy. Likewise, a mechanic is someone who fixes cars, so they often get a lot of oil on their hands. They’ve got greasy hands.