unc·tu·ous /ˈʌŋ(k)ʧəwəs, ʧəs, ʃwəs/
unc·tu·ous /ˈəŋ(k)ʧə(wə)s, ˈəŋ(k)ʃwəs/ 形容詞
1. Of the nature or quality of an unguent or ointment; fatty; oily; greasy. “The unctuous cheese.”
2. Having a smooth, greasy feel, as certain minerals.
3. Bland; suave; also, tender; fervid; as, an unctuous speech; sometimes, insincerely suave or fervid.
-- Unc*tu*ous*ly, adv. -- Unc*tu*ous*ness, n.
adj : unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner
or speech; "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome
introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent";
"oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the
unctuous Uriah Heep" [syn: buttery, fulsome, oily,