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1. oleaginous

adjective. ['ˌoʊliːˈædʒənəs'] unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech.

Synonyms

  • smarmy
  • fulsome
  • buttery
  • insincere
  • soapy
  • unctuous

Antonyms

  • ingenuous
  • real
  • true
  • genuine

Etymology

  • oléagineux (French)
  • oleaginus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Oleaginous

  • androgynous
  • asynchronous
  • bituminous
  • cavernous
  • chitinous
  • exogenous
  • gainous
  • gelatinous
  • gluttonous
  • heinous
  • homogenous
  • indigenous
  • intravenous
  • larcenous
  • luminous
  • membranous
  • monotonous
  • mountainous
  • mutinous
  • nitrogenous

How do you pronounce oleaginous?

Pronounce oleaginous as ˌoʊliˈæʤənəs.

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2. oleaginous

adjective. ['ˌoʊliːˈædʒənəs'] containing an unusual amount of grease or oil.

Synonyms

  • sebaceous
  • fat
  • fatty
  • greasy

Antonyms

  • clean
  • uncoated
  • insincerity
  • honest

Etymology

  • oléagineux (French)
  • oleaginus (Latin)
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