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Definitions from WordNet

Noun oilcan has 1 sense
  1. oilcan - a can with a long nozzle to apply oil to machinery
    --1 is a kind of
    can, tin, tin can
    --1 has parts: nozzle, nose

Definitions from the Web



  1. A small container used for storing and dispensing oil or other liquids.

Example sentences:

  1. I need to grab the oilcan to lubricate the squeaky door hinges.
  2. The mechanic used an oilcan to add oil to the car engine.


  1. A localized term for a pub or bar that primarily serves alcoholic beverages.

Example sentences:

  1. Let's meet at the oilcan later tonight and have a few drinks.
  2. The locals gather at the oilcan every Friday for a night of fun and socializing.

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