audience greased and pleased

elmingo

Senior Member
France, French
Hi,

I came across this sentence, pronounced by Tina Turner at the end of a concert:

"Ain't nothin' any good without it has some grease on it", then the narrator says "she left the audience greased and pleased".

Any explanation for "grease/greased" here? It doesn't seem very common a use...

Thanks for your help
 
  • Novanas

    Senior Member
    English AE/Ireland
    Hard to know what Tina Turner might mean, and there's not any context here. At a guess, I'd say "grease" here would be anything that she and her band might do to please the audience besides the mere singing/playing of the music. "Grease", figuratively speaking, is anything that might make something run more smoothly, function better.
     
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