pearler
noun see pearl II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pearler — Extraordinary or impressive in appearance or behaviour. Usually used as a compliment. Thats a pearler of a hat. You off to the races? OR That girl over there s got a pearler of a smile …   Dictionary of american slang

  • pearler — Extraordinary or impressive in appearance or behaviour. Usually used as a compliment. Thats a pearler of a hat. You off to the races? OR That girl over there s got a pearler of a smile …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Pearler — 1. something impressive: That new dress is a real pearler ; 2. (cricket) very good delivery …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • pearler — I Australian Slang 1. something impressive: That new dress is a real pearler ; 2. (cricket) very good delivery II Australian English Excellent …   English dialects glossary

  • pearler — n Australian an excellent, exceptional person or object. From the notion of a pearl as a peerless example. She s a little pearler. I don t know what I d do without her …   Contemporary slang

  • pearler — pearl·er (pûrʹlər) n. 1. A pearl diver. 2. A boat engaged in seeking or trading pearls. * * * …   Universalium

  • pearler — noun a) A pearl diver. b) A boat used in pearl fishing …   Wiktionary

  • pearler — pearl·er …   English syllables

  • pearler — I. /ˈpɜlə/ (say perluh) noun 1. Also, pearl diver. a person who dives for pearls as an occupation. 2. a boat used in seeking for pearls. 3. someone who trades in pearls. {pearl1 + er1} II. /ˈpɜlə/ (say perluh) noun 1. → …   Australian English dictionary

  • pearler — noun a diver who searches for molluscs containing pearls • Syn: ↑pearl diver • Derivationally related forms: ↑pearl • Hypernyms: ↑diver, ↑frogman, ↑underwater diver …   Useful english dictionary

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