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Tem 4 letras ( o i l y )         2 vogais ( o i )         2 consoantes ( l y )         Palavra ao contrário ylio

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* oyly (obsolete)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From oil + -y.

From oil + -y.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* Rhymes: -ɔɪli

  • Rhymes: -ɔɪli

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

OILY (_comparative_ OILIER, _superlative_ OILIEST) * Relating to oil. * Smeared with or containing oil. * (figuratively) Excessively friendly or polite so as to sound insincere. DERIVED TERMS * smell of an oily rag TRANSLATIONS

oily (comparative oilier, superlative oiliest)

  1. Relating to oil.
  2. Smeared with or containing oil.
  3. (figuratively) Excessively friendly or polite so as to sound insincere.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

OILY (_plural_ OILIES) * A marble with an oily lustre. * 1998, Joanna Cole, Stephanie Calmenson, Michael Street, _Marbles: 101 ways to play_ Lustered (also called lusters, rainbows, OILIES, and pearls) * 2001, Paul Webley, _The economic psychology of everyday life_ (page 39) But marbles are not only used to play games: they are also traded. In this market, the value of the different kinds of marbles (OILIES, emperors, etc.) is determined by local supply and demand and not by the price of the marbles […] * (in the plural, informal) oilskins (waterproof garment)

oily (plural oilies)

  1. A marble with an oily lustre.
  2. (in the plural, informal) oilskins (waterproof garment)


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