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meal·y

 (mē′lē)
adj. meal·i·er, meal·i·est
1. Resembling meal in texture or consistency; granular: mealy potatoes.
2.
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.

mealy

(ˈmiːlɪ)
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

meal•y

(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.
[1525–35]
meal′i•ness, n.
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"
Translations
شبيه بالجَريش
moučný
melet
lisztszerû
mjölkenndur, mjölmikill
múčny

mealy

[ˈmiːlɪ] ADJharinoso

mealy

adjmehlig

mealy

[ˈmiːlɪ] adjfarinoso/a

meal2

(miːl) noun
the edible parts of grain ground to a coarse powder. a sack of meal; oatmeal.
ˈmealy adjective
like, or containing, meal.
References in classic literature ?
He also informed me that our principal associate would be another boy whom he introduced by the - to me - extraordinary name of Mealy Potatoes.
from his own pocket, I believe), and I gave Mealy sixpence out of it to get my trunk carried to Windsor Terrace that night: it being too heavy for my strength, small as it was.
Mealy Potatoes uprose once, and rebelled against my being so distinguished; but Mick Walker settled him in no time.
Fairholme, glad of an opportunity to show that he was no mealy mouthed parson, declared, when applied to, that Smilash was the greatest rogue in the country.
The millers belonging to the mills, when they saw the boat coming down the river, and on the point of being sucked in by the draught of the wheels, ran out in haste, several of them, with long poles to stop it, and being all mealy, with faces and garments covered with flour, they presented a sinister appearance.
It was only natural that the descending sun should at last strike through the tree-trunks, across the grove, filling it with mealy gold light for a few minutes; but to Kim it was the crown of the Umballa Brahmin's prophecy.
MULTAN -- Agriculture experts have aired a warning to farmers against attack by mango Mealy Bug on their orchards and advised them to perform light hoeing in orchards in November to kills eggs of the bigger sucking pest.
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WHILE you have been enjoying the summer with trips to the beach or mountains and, I have been researching those dreadful insects that have become the scourge of our gardens in recent years -- Scale Insects and Mealy Bugs
We now know it's not our mealy mouthed spineless government either.
ve kes ell ver my out ter ed ng He denies it and is being backed by the Prime Minister, despite the police log which clearly states that those very words left his mealy mouth.
THEY are sap-suckers called mealy bugs that cover their bodies with a white substance.