mealy


mealy

adjective \ˈmē-lē\

: feeling rough and dry in your mouth

meal·i·ermeal·i·est

Full Definition of MEALY

1
:  containing meal :  farinaceous
2
:  soft, dry, and friable
3
a :  covered with meal or with fine granules
b :  flecked with another color
c :  spotty, uneven
d :  pallid, blanched <a mealy complexion>

Examples of MEALY

  1. the mealy flesh of a pear
  2. <her mealy complexion might be OK if she were a mime, but she isn't>

First Known Use of MEALY

1591

Rhymes with MEALY

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