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adj. meal·i·er, meal·i·est
1. Resembling meal in texture or consistency; granular: mealy potatoes.
a. Made of or containing meal.
b. Sprinkled or covered with meal or a similar granular substance.
3. Flecked with spots; mottled.
4. Lacking healthy coloring; pale: "I only know two sorts of boys. Mealy boys, and beef-faced boys" (Charles Dickens).
5. Mealy-mouthed.

meal′i·ness n.
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adj, mealier or mealiest
1. resembling meal; powdery
2. containing or consisting of meal or grain
3. sprinkled or covered with meal or similar granules
4. (esp of horses) spotted; mottled
5. pale in complexion
6. short for mealy-mouthed
ˈmealiness n
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(ˈmi li)

adj. meal•i•er, meal•i•est.
1. having the qualities of meal; powdery.
2. of or containing meal.
3. covered with or as if with meal or powder.
4. flecked as if with meal; spotty.
5. pale; sallow: a mealy complexion.
6. mealy-mouthed.
meal′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mealy - containing meal or made of meal
2.mealy - 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"
coarse, harsh - of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles; "coarse meal"; "coarse sand"; "a coarse weave"
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mjölkenndur, mjölmikill


[ˈmiːlɪ] ADJharinoso
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[ˈmiːlɪ] adjfarinoso/a
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(miːl) noun
the edible parts of grain ground to a coarse powder. a sack of meal; oatmeal.
ˈmealy adjective
like, or containing, meal.
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