Having the qualities of meal; resembling meal; soft, dry, and friable; easily reduced to a condition resembling meal; as, a mealy potato.
- Resembling meal in texture or consistency; granular: mealy potatoes.
- Made of or containing meal.
- Sprinkled or covered with meal or a similar granular substance.
- Flecked with spots; mottled.
- Lacking healthy coloring; pale: "I only know two sorts of boys. Mealy boys, and beef-faced boys” ( Charles Dickens).