"ooze" Definition

  1. n. Soft mud or slime; earth so wet as to flow gently, or easily yield to pressure.
  2. n. Soft flow; spring.
  3. n. The liquor of a tan vat.
  4. n. To flow gently; to percolate, as a liquid through the pores of a substance or through small openings.
  5. n. Fig.: To leak (out) or escape slowly; as, the secret oozed out; his courage oozed out.
  6. v. t. To cause to ooze.

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Position in dictionary: 68028 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n., n., v. t.,
Words that start with "ooze": 2
Words that end with "ooze": 5
Words that contain "ooze": 9
Next words in dictionary: oozed, oozing, oozoa, oozy, opacate
Previous words in dictionary: ootype, ootooid, ootocoid, oothecae, ootheca

English Dictionary Definition of ooze

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