Grainy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡreɪni|  American pronunciation of the word grainy
Brit.  |ˈɡreɪni|  British pronunciation of the word grainy

adjective

- composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency(syn: coarse-grained, farinaceous, granular, granulose, gritty, mealy)

the photographs were grainy and indistinct

Examples

The mustard has a grainy texture.

...grainy sand kept it off the rankings as one of the nation's best beaches...

the photographs were grainy and indistinct

Word forms

adjective
comparative: grainier
superlative: grainiest
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