: resembling or having some characteristic of grain : not smooth or fine
of a photograph : appearing to be composed of grain-like particles
— grain·i·ness noun
Examples of GRAINY
- The mustard has a grainy texture.
- <grainy sand kept it off the rankings as one of the nation's best beaches>
First Known Use of GRAINY
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