beady-eyed


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Adj.1.beady-eyed - having eyes that gleam with malicebeady-eyed - having eyes that gleam with malice  
malicious - having the nature of or resulting from malice; "malicious gossip"; "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"- Rudyard Kipling
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beady-eyed

[ˈbiːdɪˈaɪd] ADJde ojos pequeños y brillantes

beady-eyed

[ˈbiːdɪˈaɪd] adjdagli occhi piccoli e penetranti
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Apart from his colorful name "the Hammer," DeLay has no public identity, and even that nickname will more likely inspire people outside the Beltway to think of old jocks like Fred Williamson or Dave Schultz than the beady-eyed former exterminator who terrifies Capitol Hill.
If you met an overweight, unkempt, unshaven, uncombed, beady-eyed, foul-mouthed person on the street, would you care about his opinions?
Close calls with beady-eyed security guards and scheming, money grabbing neighbours, Emu stays unflappable with sidekick and best friend Toby.
We need him in parliament, introducing legislation forcing all food suppliers to carry out inspections and testing, then more inspections and testing, at every stage of all food production, and we also need him to order the Food Standards Agency to employ thousands of beady-eyed food inspectors with the legal authority to carry out random unannounced inspections anywhere at any time in the food chain and issue draconian penalties or even ban premises for any infractions they discover.
Whereas once the paddocks at the front of the stud would be flecked by the sight of mares and nursing foals, there are now pockets of dark, beady-eyed cows.
Bracing British comedy, authentically coarse in Brenda Blethyn's magnificently brassy turn as Horrocks's mother, and wincingly cruel in Caine's beady-eyed portrayal of a drunken chancer careering down dead ends.
Set in California in 1847, this is a real curiosity, not least because it stars Robert Carlyle as a beady-eyed psycho in a terrifying beard and an even scarier hat.
It's not too far-fetched to imagine beady-eyed, corpulent Sidney Greenstreet whispering at a corner table of Le Colonial to a shady character in one of those faded bush jackets with cargo pockets.
That's the outcome we want for all beady-eyed chancers.
Our beady-eyed snapper caught the actress unawares on Monday morning after celebrating her 20th birthday with 100 friends in Malibu.
Holmes was beady-eyed and bland and is wrongly characterised as a know-all junky high on drugs.
The Piedmont logo features a beady-eyed insect wearing a cap and wielding a bat.