Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "oiliness" []

  • The quality of being oily (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "oiliness" in a sentence
  • "a certain fat and oiliness, which is of a nature akin to warmth; or simply, as surmised in the preceding article, from the confinement and separation of the air."
  • "Nutmeg, lemon, burnt sugar and a kind of oiliness that makes it rich and soulful, with some weight."
  • "In fact, this oiliness, or greasiness, as I was later to learn, was probably the most salient expression of his personality."