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adj. beam·i·er, beam·i·est
1. Broad in the beam, as a ship.
2. Emitting beams, as of light; radiant.


(ˈbi mi)

adj. beam•i•er, beam•i•est.
1. emitting beams of or as of light; radiant.
2. broad in the beam, as a ship.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.beamy - broad in the beambeamy - broad in the beam; "a beamy cargo ship"
broad, wide - having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other; "wide roads"; "a wide necktie"; "wide margins"; "three feet wide"; "a river two miles broad"; "broad shoulders"; "a broad river"
2.beamy - radiating or as if radiating lightbeamy - radiating or as if radiating light; "the beaming sun"; "the effulgent daffodils"; "a radiant sunrise"; "a refulgent sunset"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"


Giving off or reflecting light readily or in large amounts:
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