Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "unctuous":

  1. " Hello, Mike," he said to the unctuous Chinaman who admitted us. - "The Window at the White Cat", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
  2. It was soft and unctuous. - "The Abandoned Room", Wadsworth Camp.
  3. " Thank y', gin'l, thank y', marster," replied Jerry, with unctuous gratitude, bending almost double as he backed out of the room. - "The Marrow of Tradition", Charles W. Chesnutt.