grease

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1 grease /ˈgriːs/ noun
1 grease
/ˈgriːs/
noun
Learner's definition of GREASE
[noncount]

a/the squeaky wheel gets the grease

see 1wheel
2 grease /ˈgriːs/ verb
greases; greased; greasing
2 grease
/ˈgriːs/
verb
greases; greased; greasing
Learner's definition of GREASE
[+ object]
: to put a thin layer of grease or oil on (something)

grease the palm of (someone)

or US grease the hand of (someone)
: to give (someone) money for doing something illegal or dishonest for you

like greased lightning

see 1lightning
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