adjective, grain·i·er, grain·i·est.
Examples from the Web for grainy
He frets about how identifiable he is in the grainy footage.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Good news: so is this grainy TMZ footage of a Bieber/Bloom Ibiza brawl.Solange Smacks Jay Z, Legolas Slaps Bieber, and the Biggest Celebrity Feuds of the Year|Amy Zimmerman|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are grainy, low-resolution black-and-white pictures, more scruff than science.
Upon closer inspection, the image, taken in Vietnam in 1972, is grainy, almost hazy.Photographer Raymond Depardon Captures the ‘Sweet Moments’|Sarah Moroz|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His death was eerily captured on a grainy black-and-white surveillance tape.Serial Killer Targets Homeless Men in Orange County|Christine Pelisek|January 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There he hid everything the leather bag had contained excepting the grainy powder.Mr. Wicker's Window|Carley Dawson
The ink was a pale blue in places, deepening to a strong blue in other places, with grainy blue specks.Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective|Ellis Parker Butler
Livin' in a grist-mill, I presume, I git into a grainy way of lookin' at the world.Rosin the Beau|Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
Stirring it even a little is apt to start crystallization and the candy will then be grainy instead of creamy.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
The spongy lead of the negative plate gradually assumes a "grainy" or "granulated" appearance.The Automobile Storage Battery|O. A. Witte