Grease - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡriːs|  American pronunciation of the word grease
Brit.  |ɡriːs|  British pronunciation of the word grease


- a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)
- the state of being covered with unclean things (syn: dirt, filth, grime, soil, stain)


- lubricate with grease
grease the wheels

Extra examples

Grease the pan before you put the cake batter in.

...make sure you grease the pan before you put the batter in...

Grease the pan before you pour the batter in.

He hands a towel to wipe off the grease.

The sink was clogged by dirt and grease.

It's going to take some elbow grease to get this counter clean.

...with a little polish and a lot of elbow grease, I was able to make the old silver teapot shine again...

...oozing gobs of grease, a pair of fatty burgers fizzled on the grill...

His face was smudged with grease.

When you cook bacon, the grease spatters everywhere.

There were grease spatters all over the wall.

Organizing the garage involves a little bit of elbow grease.

I'm no stranger to elbow grease, but I also enjoy using my brain.

He used oil or grease to lubricate the cylinder.

Oil and grease will rot the rubber of your tyres.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: grease
he/she/it: greases
present participle: greasing
past tense: greased
past participle: greased
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