What does the word mealy mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Like meal; farinaceous.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Mealy mouthed.

Usage examples for mealy

  1. There is no objection to his occasionally having, for dinner, either a mealy, mashed potato and gravy, or a few crumbs of bread and gravy. – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  2. After eating yams and cassada, however, for months together, one learns how to appreciate a mealy potatoe, the absence of which cannot be compensated by the most delicious of tropical fruits. – Journal of an African Cruiser by Horatio Bridge