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English definition of “floury”


adjective     /ˈflaʊə.ri/ US  /ˈflaʊɚ.i/
covered in flour , or tasting or feeling like flour : She wiped her floury hands on a cloth .Flour and yeast UK describes potatoes that are dry and break into small pieces when they are cooked Various qualities of food
(Definition of floury adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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