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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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beady

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

beady

[ˈbiːdɪ] ADJ beady eyesojos mpl pequeños y brillantes
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

beady

[ˈbiːdi] adj
beady eyes → yeux mpl de fouine
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

beady

adj beady eyewaches Auge; I’ve got my beady eye on you (inf)ich beobachte Sie genau!
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

beady

[ˈbiːdɪ] adj beady eyesocchi mpl piccoli e penetranti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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What I observed was that the Nadir was one very tight ship, run by an elite cadre of very hard-assed Greek officers and supervisors, that the staff lived in mortal terror of these bosses, who watched them with enormous beadiness at all times, and that the crew worked almost Dickensianly hard, too hard to feet truly cheery about it.