Examples of mealy in a Sentence
the mealy flesh of a pear
her mealy complexion might be OK if she were a mime, but she isn't
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This was not the best of times, but a season of justified outrage, of mealy-mouthed apology, of communicative disarray.
They were followed in quick succession by a pair of green mealy parrots whizzing by in flight, a red-legged honey creeper, golden-naped woodpecker and other birds with names as colorful as their plumage.
Southerners would rather eat a lightning bug than a mushy, mealy tomato.
For starters, the game's weapons start out feeling quite mealy-mouthed.
More foundational to Moore’s success is the hardshell enthusiasm that stirs his true believers against the feds, the mealy-mouthed, and secular modernity in general.
So ask yourselves: With leftist antifa thugs becoming increasingly violent, and mealy-mouthed Democratic politicians hesitant to denounce potentially useful political muscle, who steps into the breach?
Trump’s mealy-mouthed statement came on the heels of two anodyne tweets that also failed to single out white nationalism: We ALL must be united & condemn all that hate stands for.
Instead, the NRA issued mealy-mouthed statements that never truly condemned the actions of an officer who killed a law-abiding gun owner and was subsequently fired but never convicted of a crime.
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First Known Use of mealy
Synonymsashen, ashy, blanched, cadaverous, doughy, livid, lurid, pale, paled, pallid, pasty, peaked, wan
Antonymsblooming, florid, flush, full-blooded, glowing, red, rosy, rubicund, ruddy, sanguine
Related Wordssallow, sallowish, sick, sickly, waxen, waxy; white, whitened; anemic, bloodless; untanned; whey-faced, white-faced
Near Antonymsblushing, flushed, pink
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