ooze - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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present tense
present participleoozing
past tenseoozed
past participleoozed
  1. 1
    if a thick liquid oozes from something, or if something oozes a liquid, a small amount of it flows out slowly

    The cut on her arm was oozing blood.

    ooze from/out of:

    Juice oozed from the grapes.

  2. 2
    if someone or something oozes a particular quality, or if it oozes from them, they show that quality in a very obvious way