Resembling meal the foodstuff.
“Below the hole the mice made in the woodwork was a pile of mealy sawdust.”
Humbly, of or from low social status; basely. from 16th c.
Poorly or inadequately. from 16th c.
In a mean manner; ill-willed, nastily. from 17th c.
“He meanly refused to ever make a charitable donation.”