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pearl·y

 (pûr′lē)
adj. pearl·i·er, pearl·i·est
1. Resembling pearls.
2. Covered or decorated with pearls or mother-of-pearl.
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pearly

(ˈpɜːlɪ)
adj, pearlier or pearliest
1. resembling a pearl, esp in lustre
2. (Colours) of the colour pearl; pale bluish-grey
3. decorated with pearls or mother-of-pearl
(in Britain) n, pl pearlies
4. a London costermonger who wears on ceremonial occasions a traditional dress of dark clothes covered with pearl buttons
5. (plural) the clothes or the buttons themselves
ˈpearliness n
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pearl•y

(ˈpɜr li)

adj. pearl•i•er, pearl•i•est.
1. like a pearl, esp. in being white or lustrous: pearly teeth.
2. adorned with or abounding in pearls or mother-of-pearl.
[1400–50]
pearl′i•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pearly - informal terms for a human `tooth'pearly - informal terms for a human `tooth'  
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
Adj.1.pearly - of a white the color of pearls
achromatic, neutral - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"
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pearly

adjective
1. iridescent, mother-of-pearl, opalescent, nacreous, margaric, margaritic a suit covered with pearly buttons
2. ivory, creamy, milky, silvery pearly white teeth
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Translations
لُؤْلُؤي
perleťovýperlový
eins og perla
inci gibi

pearly

[ˈpɜːlɪ] ADJ (pearlier (compar) (pearliest (superl))) [teeth] → de perla; [colour] → color de perla
pearly white/pinkblanco/rosa perla
the Pearly Gates (hum) → las puertas del cielo
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pearly

adj (+er) (in colour) → perlmuttfarben; pearly buttonsPerlmuttknöpfe pl; a pearly costumeein Kostüm ntmit Perlmuttknöpfen

pearly

:
Pearly Gates
plHimmelstür f
pearly king/queen
n Straßenverkäufer(in) in London, der/die ein mit Perlmuttknöpfen und bunten Perlen besticktes Kostüm trägt
pearly-white
adjstrahlend weiß; teethperlweiß; skin, fabricblütenweiß
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pearly

[ˈpɜːlɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (teeth) → come perle; (buttons) → a perla
pearly white → bianco perla inv
the Pearly Gates (hum) → le porte del paradiso
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pearl

(pəːl) noun
a valuable, hard, round object formed by oysters and several other shellfish. The necklace consists of three strings of pearls; (also adjective) a pearl necklace.
ˈpearly adjective
like pearls. pearly teeth.
ˈpearl-diver, ˈpearl-fisher nouns
a person who dives or fishes for pearls.
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References in periodicals archive ?
MY JOURNEY must end one day, I know, I used to question if I'd keep my teeth Now I know they shall survive me beyond the edge However, all the care I've taken with them I can bequeath I can pass down the fact you have to keep them clean And fight their battles against decay By brushing vigorously morn and night Sadly, there just ain't no other way All the same, to have a mouthful of ivories Each time you grin or raise a smile 'Tis a pleasure to see people nod and say "lovely pearlies" That sort of makes all the effort well worthwhile So each morn and night in the bathroom Pick up your chosen brush and use it well With pasted strokes you push and pull that toothbrush Then rinse away the bits before they rot your teeth - to give you hell by "A Scallywag"
PEARLIES Everything takes a shine when Mel's around.
In contrast, another former boss, Steve McClaren, was able to flash his famous pearlies after QPR picked up their first win of the season.
So best to take a minute and polish those pearlies before you head to bed.
The presence of guile in an object can result in either a positive or negative influence on its owner and can only be determined by people who also possess guile, known as pearlies or slyfolk.
drinking drinks or help GIVE YOUR PEARLIES A HEALTH KICK A few simple changes is all it takes to get gnashers worth grinning for ?
"The gossip mags have gone googly-eyed over Shane Warne, who went from bowling overs to makeovers, to get his leg over, bleaching his pearlies for Hurley," News.com.au quoted Kekovich as saying.
But with this, you can still achieve 20,000 micro vibrations per minute to keep your pearlies white and, as it uses batteries, there''s no need to fret about having to go manual while you''re away.
But with this, you can still achieve 20,000 micro vibrations per minute to keep your pearlies white and, as it uses batteries, there's no need to fret about having to go manual while you're away.
Show your pearlies for the camera, you charmer you.
Teeth hate smoking, coffee and red wine as they all turn your pearlies a rather dull, mottled grey colour.