- adjective like oil, containing oil or covered with oil
- noun a stupid, unsophisticated or unfortunate person. This derogatory term, heard among black teenagers in the late 1980s, is probably a blend of oik and wally, rather than a specialised use of the standard English adjective.
- used to describe a wine that has the texture of oil and has a fat sensation on the palate caused by a combination of high glycerol and low acid levels. Oiliness is sometimes found in good-quality wines or sweet wines.