mealy adj : composed of or covered with relatively large particles; "granular sugar"; "gritty sand" [syn: farinaceous, coarse-grained, grainy, granular, granulose, gritty, sandy] [also: mealiest, mealier]
- Rhymes: -iːli
- mealy-mouthed: (adj) speaking disingenuously or with purposeful vagueness, as, metaphorically, speaking indistinctly with a mouthful of meal to confuse the listener; lying. "What a mealy-mouthed politician!"
describing a substance that resembles meal
- German: mehlig
achromatic, achromic, anemic, ashen, ashy, bled white, bloodless, branny, cadaverous, chalklike, chalky, chloranemic, colorless, comminute, comminuted, crushed, dead, deadly pale, deathly pale, detrital, detrited, dim, dimmed, dingy, discolored, disintegrated, dull, dusty, efflorescent, etiolated, exsanguinated, exsanguine, exsanguineous, faded, faint, fallow, farinaceous, fine, flaky, flat, floury, furfuraceous, ghastly, gone to dust, grated, gray, ground, haggard, hueless, hypochromic, impalpable, lackluster, leaden, levigated, livid, lurid, lusterless, mat, milled, muddy, neutral, pale, pale as death, pale-faced, pallid, pasty, pestled, powdered, powdery, pulverant, pulverized, pulverulent, reduced to powder, sallow, scaly, scobicular, scobiform, scurfy, sharded, shredded, sickly, tallow-faced, toneless, triturated, uncolored, wan, washed-out, waxen, weak, whey-faced, white