Pronunciation: (mē'lē), [key]
adj., meal•i•er, meal•i•est.
1. having the qualities of meal; powdery; soft, dry, and crumbly: mealy potatoes; a mealy stone.
2. of or containing meal; farinaceous: baked fish with a mealy crust.
3. covered with or as if with meal or powder: flowers mealy with their pollen.
4. flecked as if with meal; spotty: horses with mealy hides.
5. pale; sallow: a mealy complexion.
6. mealy-mouthed.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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