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mealy Line breaks: mealy
Pronunciation: /ˈmiːli/

Definition of mealy in English:

adjective (mealier, mealiest)

1Resembling or containing meal: a mealy flavour mealy puddings
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: in its dark colour and mealy muzzle the Exmoor pony resembles the tarpan
1.2(Of part of a plant or fungus) covered with granules resembling meal: mealy leaves

Derivatives

mealiness

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Pronunciation: /ˈmiːlɪnəs/
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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