What does mealy mean?

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ˈmi limealy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mealy(adj)

    containing meal or made of meal

  2. farinaceous, coarse-grained, grainy, granular, granulose, gritty, mealy(adj)

    composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

    "granular sugar"; "the photographs were grainy and indistinct"; "it left a mealy residue"


  1. mealy(Adjective)

    Describing a substance, especially a dry foodstuff such as grain, that resembles meal.

    Below the hole the mice made in the woodwork was a pile of mealy sawdust.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mealy

    having the qualities of meal; resembling meal; soft, dry, and friable; easily reduced to a condition resembling meal; as, a mealy potato

  2. Mealy

    overspread with something that resembles meal; as, the mealy wings of an insect

How to pronounce mealy?

  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mealy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mealy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of mealy in a Sentence

  1. John Anthony Ciardi:

    It is easy enough to praise men for the courage of their convictions. I wish I could teach the sad young men of this mealy generation the courage of their confusion.

  2. Martin Cothran:

    To the right it sounds mealy mouthed, and to the left sounds patronizing.

Images & Illustrations of mealy

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