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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Containing the ground seeds of a cereal grass adj. - Composed of or covered with particles resembling the ground seeds of a cereal grass in texture or consistency.

Usage examples (37)
  • You seem to be sure that, when it comes to allusions, the film is to borrow Jody's phrase mealy-mouthed, and not just reasonably ambiguous.
  • It would not necessarily foster the kind of mealy-mouth bipartisanship that some of you are concerned about.
  • He might have added, that the top is usually the least nutritious, or "mealy" part of the potato, which would make the loss still less.
  • I think it's also apropos to the kind of mealy-mouthed, less than zero sum gain kind of politics that rules America these days in general. for more
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