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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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.
Southerners would rather eat a lightning bug than a mushy, mealy tomato.
Have in hand five or six prewritten questions, crafted to force a real answer and not mealy-mouthed political-speak?
Regular tomatoes tend to be mealy this time of year.
The main insect culprits include mealy bugs — waxy, soft-bodied scale insects that suck plant juices.
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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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