Grease

(redirected from greasing the wheels)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

Grease

A slang term for bribery.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
No one could do business in Washington without greasing the wheels.
Directly petitioning or greasing the wheels of power was more of an option.
For the contractors, greasing the wheels of politics is simply a cost of doing business.
But Reddan's progress would have been far slower had he not taken the brave decision to join Wasps, with Edwards' drive greasing the wheels of the move.