Definition of mealy in English:


Syllabification: meal·y
Pronunciation: /ˈmēlē

adjective (mealier, mealiest)

  • 1Of, like, or containing meal: a mealy flavor stomp along through deep, mealy sand
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    • At my prompting, we sat outside, where the mealy smell of cooking grease gave way to carbon monoxide.
    • Chana masala is an intense dish of chick peas in a hot and spicy masala sauce, which retains a lush mealy quality, often served with pilau rice.
  • 1.1(Of a person’s complexion, an animal’s muzzle, or a bird’s plumage) pale.
  • 1.2(Of part of a plant or fungus) covered with granules resembling meal.



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  • More on-target is the panzerotti, a pasta envelope filled with stewed beef that has been finely minced, but not so finely that the dread mealiness sets in.

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