Synonyms of oily in English:

oily


See definition of oily

adjective

1‘his dark oily skin’

SYNONYMS

greasy, oleaginous

slippery, slimy

technical sebaceous, pinguid, unctuous

2‘a plateful of oily moussaka’

SYNONYMS

greasy, fatty, buttery, swimming in fat, swimming in oil, oleaginous

3‘an oily man with plump little hands’

SYNONYMS

unctuous, fawning, ingratiating, smooth, smooth-talking, fulsome, flattering, glib, obsequious, sycophantic, soapy, oleaginous, servile, subservient

informal smarmy, slimy, sucky

rare saponaceous