Adjective "oilless" definition and examples

Definitions and examples



    1. any of a large class of substances typically unctuous, viscous, combustible, liquid at ordinary temperatures, and soluble in ether or alcohol but not in water: used for anointing, perfuming, lubricating, illuminating, heating, etc.

    2. a substance of this or similar consistency.

    3. refined or crude petroleum.

    4. Painting. oil color. oil painting.

    5. Informal. unctuous hypocrisy; flattery.

    6. an oilskin garment.

    7. Australian andNew Zealand Slang. facts or news; information: good

    More examples(as adjective)

    "makers can be oilless."