Definition of "unctious" [unc•tious]

  • (adjective) Obsolete form of unctuous.

Use "unctious" in a sentence

  • "There is a picture of Joe by the word "unctious" in the dictionary."
  • "But Dana came off looking really unctious and yes, jealous."
  • "Robbins is creepily understated as a put-upon exec, the drifting center of a sprawling cast that includes Greta Scacchi as a painter and Buck Henry, Dean Stockwell, Fred Ward, and Peter Gallagher, all incarnating various types of preening, unctious "players" in Hollywood."

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