Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete spelling of flowery.
  • Consisting of or resembling flour; covered with flour: as, your coat is floury.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or resembling flour; mealy; covered with flour.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Resembling flour.
  • adjective Covered in flour.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective resembling flour in fine powdery texture

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Flip the dough over, so the bottom, also floury, is now on top.

    Toast:

  • Flip the dough over, so the bottom, also floury, is now on top.

    Royal Crown Tortano Part II: Baking Day

  • The potatoes turned out to be what the Irish call "floury", and began to dissolve in the boiling water.

    questions from the peanut gallery

  • It tastes kind of floury, like boxed mashed potatoes.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • It tastes kind of floury, like boxed mashed potatoes.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • • High-starch potatoes, also called "floury" potatoes, generally have coarse, corky skin and a dry texture (due to lower levels of moisture).

    Gazette.com :

  • Enough for 4leftover roast pork 180gcarrots 180ggalangal or ginger a large lump to give 4 tsp gratedmayonnaise 150mllime ½coriander leaves optionalreserved fat and skin from the roast floury or seedy baps or soft rolls 4Using two forks, tear the pork into thin shreds, then place in a bowl.

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  • Then, as you are about to come full circle, an arch selling St John's custard-filled doughnuts or perhaps blackberry jam is more your thing, dark rye loaves and floury white loaves.

    Observer Food Monthly Awards 2011 Best Newcomer: Maltby Street

  • I'm astounded to discover there's no clear consensus as to whether a floury or a waxy potato is preferable for this dish.

    How to cook the perfect rösti

  • Trevor and Emily glanced at me, then down at my floury path.

    Odd Girl In

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