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floury in Tastes topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishflouryflour‧y /ˈflaʊəri $ ˈflaʊri/ adjective  1 DFCTcovered with flour or tasting of flour She wiped her floury hands on her apron.2 floury potatoes become very soft and break easily when they are cooked
Examples from the Corpus
flouryShe stepped back a pace in the floury dust.Wiping her floury hands, Mrs Beavis answered the knock.Even thinking about their blotched yellow and black skins and their squidgy, floury middles made him want to throw up.Two wet floury potatoes were dished on to her plate but she couldn't eat them.A roast chicken followed, with pale stuffing, a hot gravy and masses of floury roast potatoes.Her finger nails were shiny long and black, and her face was floury white.