untuoso

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From unto +‎ -uoso, or Late Latin unctuōsus, from Latin unctum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /un.tuˈo.zo/, (traditional) /un.tuˈo.so/, (traditional) /unˈtwo.so/
  • Rhymes: -ozo

Adjective[edit]

untuoso (feminine untuosa, masculine plural untuosi, feminine plural untuose)

  1. greasy, oily, unctuous

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

unto +‎ -uoso, or borrowed from Late Latin unctuōsus, from Latin unctum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

untuoso m (feminine singular untuosa, masculine plural untuosos, feminine plural untuosas, comparable)

  1. greasy, oily, unctuous
    Synonyms: gorduroso, oleoso

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested 1555[1]. From unto +‎ -uoso, or borrowed from Late Latin unctuōsus, from Latin unctum.

Adjective[edit]

untuoso (feminine untuosa, masculine plural untuosos, feminine plural untuosas)

  1. greasy, oily, unctuous
  2. sticky
  3. (derogatory) mellifluous, excessively kind and flattering

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