Definition of mealy in English:

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mealy

Pronunciation: /ˈmēlē/

adjective (mealier, mealiest)

1Of, like, or containing meal: a mealy flavor stomp along through deep, mealy sand
More example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

mealiness

Pronunciation: /ˈmēlēnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with mealy

campanile, dele, eely, Ely, fusilli, Gigli, Ismaili, Keeley, Keneally, KwaNdebele, Lely, Matabele, mealie, Ndebele, sapele, Sindebele, steely, Swahili, wheelie

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Syllabification: meal·y

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