Definition of grainy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɡreɪni//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡreɪni//
    (grainier, grainiest)
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  1. 1(especially of photographs) not having completely clear images because they look as if they are made of a lot of small dots and marks The film is shot in grainy black and white.
  2. 2having a rough surface or containing small bits, seeds, etc. grainy texture
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: grainy