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oozy1

[oo-zee] /ˈu zi/
adjective, oozier, ooziest.
1.
exuding moisture.
2.
damp with moisture.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; ooze1 + -y1
Related forms
ooziness, noun

oozy2

[oo-zee] /ˈu zi/
adjective, oozier, ooziest.
1.
of or like ooze, soft mud, or slime.
Origin
1350-1400; Middle English wosi. See ooze2, -y1
Related forms
oozily, adverb
ooziness, noun
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  • And bid the weltering waves their oozy channel keep.
British Dictionary definitions for oozy

oozy1

/ˈuːzɪ/
adjective oozier, ooziest
1.
moist or dripping

oozy2

/ˈuːzɪ/
adjective oozier, ooziest
1.
of, resembling, or containing mud; slimy
Derived Forms
oozily, adverb
ooziness, noun
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Word Origin and History for oozy
adj.

Old English wosig "juicy, moist" (see ooze (v.)). Related: Ooziness.

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