Definition of mealy in English:



  • 1Of, like, or containing meal.

    ‘a mealy flavor’
    ‘stomp along through deep, mealy sand’
    • ‘Chana masala is an intense dish of chick peas in a hot and spicy masala sauce, which retains a lush mealy quality, often served with pilau rice.’
    • ‘At my prompting, we sat outside, where the mealy smell of cooking grease gave way to carbon monoxide.’
    1. 1.1(of a person's complexion, an animal's muzzle, or a bird's plumage) pale.
    2. 1.2(of part of a plant or fungus) covered with granules resembling meal.
      fine, dry, fine-grained, powder-like, dusty, chalky, floury, mealy, sandy, crumbly, friable, granulated, granular
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