from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Resembling meal in texture or consistency; granular: mealy potatoes.
- adj. Made of or containing meal.
- adj. Sprinkled or covered with meal or a similar granular substance.
- adj. Flecked with spots; mottled.
- adj. Lacking healthy coloring; pale: "I only know two sorts of boys. Mealy boys, and beef-faced boys” ( Charles Dickens).
- adj. Mealy-mouthed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Describing a substance, especially a dry foodstuff such as grain, that resembles meal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the qualities of meal; resembling meal; soft, dry, and friable; easily reduced to a condition resembling meal.
- adj. Overspread with something that resembles meal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the nature of meal; resembling or having the qualities of meal; pulverulent: as, a mealy powder: a mealy potato; a mealy apple.
- Covered or overspread with meal or with some powdery substance resembling meal.
- Specifically— In ornithology, having the plumage whitened as if dusted over with flour; hoary; canescent.
- In entomology, mealy-winged.
- In botany, same as farinosc.
- Pale-colored; light or white in hue, like meal: as, a mealy complexion.
- Starchy; farinaceous. See starchy, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency
- adj. containing meal or made of meal
See meal (Wiktionary)