beady


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bead·y

 (bē′dē)
adj. bead·i·er, bead·i·est
1. Small, round, and shiny: beady eyes.
2. Decorated or covered with beads.

beady

(ˈbiːdɪ)
adj, beadier or beadiest
1. small, round, and glittering: used esp of eyes
2. resembling or covered with beads
ˈbeadily adv
ˈbeadiness n

bead•y

(ˈbi di)

adj. bead•i•er, bead•i•est.
1. beadlike; small, round, and glittering: beady eyes.
2. covered with or full of beads.
[1820–30]
bead′i•ly, adv.
bead′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.beady - small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or buttonbeady - small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button; "bright beady eyes"; "black buttony eyes"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
2.beady - covered with beads or jewels or sequinsbeady - covered with beads or jewels or sequins
adorned, decorated - provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction

beady

adjective bright, powerful, concentrated, sharp, intense, shining, glittering, gleaming, glinting She felt the old woman's beady eyes on her.
Translations
خَرَزي الشَّكْل
korálkovitý
lítill og glitrandi
korálikový
küçük ve parlak

beady

[ˈbiːdɪ] ADJ beady eyesojos mpl pequeños y brillantes

beady

[ˈbiːdi] adj
beady eyes → yeux mpl de fouine

beady

adj beady eyewaches Auge; I’ve got my beady eye on you (inf)ich beobachte Sie genau!

beady

[ˈbiːdɪ] adj beady eyesocchi mpl piccoli e penetranti

bead

(biːd) noun
a little ball of glass etc strung with others in a necklace etc. She's wearing two strings of wooden beads.
ˈbeady adjective
(of eyes) small and bright. the beady eyes of the bird.
References in classic literature ?
Thorndike turned eagerly to the judge, and saw that he was listening to a rotund, gray little man with beady, bird-like eyes who, as he talked, bowed and gesticulated.
He had bright beady eyes and stiff grey whiskers and his tail was like a long bit of black india-rubber.
Da Souza cried, his beady eyes protuberant, and his glass arrested half-way to his mouth.
with their forked tongues, their beady eyes and glittering scales, their hissing and their rattling--did I not already know them far too well on that day of my first circus when I saw the snake-charmer lift them up?
Martin came back and looked at the beady eyes, sneering, truculent, cowardly, and there leaped into his vision, as on a screen, the same eyes when their owner was making a sale in the store below - subservient eyes, smug, and oily, and flattering.
Their heads were matted with uncut hair, long locks of which often strayed before their eyes, beady and black and glittering like the eyes of birds.
Here was the fighter--the beast with a streak for a forehead, with beady eyes under lowering and bushy brows, flat-nosed, thick-lipped, sullen-mouthed.
As soon as possible Rose retired to a corner, with a porcelain god on one side, a green dragon on the other, and, what was still more embarrassing, Fun See sat on a tea-chest in front, and stared at her with his beady black eyes till she did not know where to look.
He whipped out his lens and a tape measure, and hurried about the room on his knees, measuring, comparing, examining, with his long thin nose only a few inches from the planks, and his beady eyes gleaming and deep-set like those of a bird.
It was patent that she had never heard of me, and she surveyed me bleakly with shrewd black eyes, set close together and as beady and restless as a bird's.
Brown with her beady, mobile eyes and her "Yes certainly, ma'am," which seemed to her to have a mocking sound.
And there, under his purple panoply, nose crooked like a Napoleonic eagle and eyes glittering and beady, sat Sol Glenhart.