• noun a rocker, motorcycle enthusiast, a scruffy unfashionable person. A scathing term adopted by mods and students to refer to rockers in 1964. The word has gradually fallen out of use since that time.
  • noun a person of Hispanic or Mediterranean origin or appearance. The term refers to a supposedly greasy complexion; it implies great contempt and causes offence.
  • noun a petty criminal, juvenile delinquent, etc., specifically one who wears hair oil, a leather jacket, etc.
  • noun a toady, sycophant or hypocrite, from the notion of greasiness equated with unctuous, devious behaviour