mealie mealie

Definition(s):

  • (n) an ear of corn

Usage(s):

  1. He has measured the skinfolds (the fleshy areas under the shoulder blades) of Neapolitan firemen, studied the metabolism of Finnish woodcutters, analyzed the "mealie-meal" eaten .
  2. Many restaurants also now serve African dishes such as pap or mealie meal (maize-meal porridge) and umngqusho, made of crushed dried maize kernels, sugar beans, butter, onions .

Quotes

  1. "Costs of bread, milk, mealie-meal, transport and school fees have been rising dramatically. In the case of bread and milk, this has been aggravated by criminal price-fixing, as profiteering companies collude to make even bigger profits for...
    on Apr 10, 2008 By: Zwelinzima Vavi Source: AllAfrica.com

  2. "There is lack of morality in the party. You stole meat last night: nine beasts were stolen. They were found today. Mealie-meal had been stolen. It's lack of morality. We must think of our grassroots. We must have definite principles, binding...
    on Dec 19, 2008 By: Robert Mugabe Source: New Zimbabwe.com

  3. "If Mwanawasa doesn't pay attention to the high mealie-meal prices at his peril. Account for what happened in 1989. If he thinks the police are with him...... in 1989 the police were telling people that come get the mealie-meal before we close the...
    on Aug 15, 2005 By: Anderson Mazoka Source: AllAfrica.com

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