mealy: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mē'lē), [key]
— meal•i•er, meal•i•est.
  1. having the qualities of meal; powdery; soft, dry, and crumbly: mealy potatoes; a mealy stone.
  2. of or containing meal; farinaceous: baked fish with a mealy crust.
  3. covered with or as if with meal or powder: flowers mealy with their pollen.
  4. flecked as if with meal; spotty: horses with mealy hides.
  5. pale; sallow: a mealy complexion.
  6. mealy-mouthed.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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