Definition of wheatmeal in English:



  • [mass noun] Flour made from wheat from which some of the bran and germ has been removed.

    [as modifier] ‘wheatmeal flour’
    ‘wheatmeal biscuits’
    • ‘A flour described as ‘wheatmeal’ without a figure is likely to be paler, and ‘brown’ usually means very pale indeed.’
    • ‘Their larders would have been stocked well with milk, flour, potatoes, vegetables, eggs, wheatmeal, wholemeal etc. and there would have even been some meat hanging on crooks from the ceiling.’
    • ‘Biscuits are not quite as difficult in finding substitutions, but all the sweet biscuits should be forgotten and wheatmeal or Milk Arrowroot biscuits be taken instead.’
    • ‘Why not give them a potato, carrot and onion vegetable patty in a wheatmeal bun with a layer of baked beans in it?’