mealy

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adjective \ˈmē-lē\

Definition of mealy

mealier

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mealiest

  1. 1 :  containing meal :  farinaceous

  2. 2 :  soft, dry, and friable

  3. 3a :  covered with meal or with fine granulesb :  flecked with another colorc :  spotty, unevend :  pallid, blanched a mealy complexion

  4. 4 :  mealymouthed

Examples of mealy in a sentence

  1. the mealy flesh of a pear

  2. her mealy complexion might be OK if she were a mime, but she isn't

1541

First Known Use of mealy

1541


MEALY Defined for English Language Learners

mealy

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adjective \ˈmē-lē\

Definition of mealy for English Language Learners

  • : feeling rough and dry in your mouth


MEALY Defined for Kids

mealy

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adjective \ˈmē-lē\

Definition of mealy for Students

mealier

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mealiest

  1. :  soft, dry, and crumbly a mealy potato

mealiness

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