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mealy British & World English

Resembling or containing meal

mealy bug British & World English

A small sap-sucking scale insect which is coated with a white powdery wax resembling meal and which can be a serious pest

mealy-mouth1 British & World English

The mouth, voice, or manner of speaking of a mealy-mouthed person.

mealy-mouth2 British & World English

And with object To speak indecisively (about); to equivocate, especially due to timidity or fear.

mealy tree British & World English

Any of several viburnums characterized by the greyish pubescence of their twigs or the undersides of their leaves, especially the wayfaring tree, Viburnum lantana, of Eurasia.

mealy redpoll British & World English

A redpoll of the subspecies Acanthis flammea flammea, which has relatively pale, greyish plumage and breeds in the far north of Eurasia and North America; formerly also called common redpoll.

mealy-mouthed British & World English

Afraid to speak frankly or straightforwardly

mealy-mouthedness British & World English

The state or condition of being mealy-mouthed.