oozy

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ooz·y 1

 (o͞o′zē)
adj. ooz·i·er, ooz·i·est
Exuding moisture.

ooz′i·ly adv.
ooz′i·ness n.

ooz·y 2

 (o͞o′zē)
adj. ooz·i·er, ooz·i·est
Of, resembling, or containing soft mud or slime: sank into the oozy ground.

ooz′i·ly adv.
ooz′i·ness n.

oozy

(ˈuːzɪ)
adj, oozier or ooziest
moist or dripping

oozy

(ˈuːzɪ)
adj, oozier or ooziest
of, resembling, or containing mud; slimy
ˈoozily adv
ˈooziness n

ooz•y1

(ˈu zi)

adj. ooz•i•er, ooz•i•est.
1. exuding moisture.
2. damp with moisture.
[1705–15]
ooz′i•ness, n.

ooz•y2

(ˈu zi)

adj. ooz•i•er, ooz•i•est.
of or like ooze, soft mud, or slime.
[1350–1400; Middle English wosi]
ooz′i•ly, adv.
ooz′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.oozy - leaking out slowly
leaky - permitting the unwanted passage of fluids or gases ; "a leaky roof"; "a leaky defense system"

oozy

adjective
Of, relating to, or covered with slime:
Translations
زلِق بِسَبَب الرَّواسِب
iszaposszivárgó
vætlandi
mokvavý
cıvık çamurlusızıntılı

ooze

(uːz) verb
1. to flow slowly. The water oozed through the sand.
2. to have (something liquid) flowing slowly out. His wound was oozing blood.
noun
liquid, slippery mud. The river bed was thick with ooze.
ˈoozy adjective
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