Complete Definition of "mealy"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/mi:li/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-iËli|-iËli

Etymology
See meal

Adjective
rfc-level|Adjective at L4+ not in L3 POS section
mealy

  1. Describing a substance, especially a dry foodstuff such as grain, that resembles meal. "Below the hole the mice made in the woodwork was a pile of mealy sawdust."

Derived terms
mealy-mouthed: (adj) speaking disingenuously or with purposeful vagueness, as, metaphorically, speaking indistinctly with a mouthful of meal to confuse the listener; lying. "What a mealy-mouthed politician!"

Translations
trans-top|Describing a substance that resembles meal
German: mehlig
trans-mid
trans-bottom

te:mealy
vi:mealy
zh:mealy

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