adjective Date: 1870 beaming and bright with optimism, promise, or achievement <
a beamish boy
beamishly adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Beamish — can refer to:Places: *Beamish, County Durham, a village in England **Beamish Museum near Beamish *Beamish and Crawford a brewery in Cork, Ireland that produces the brand Beamish Stout.People: *Sir George Beamish, a British air marshal and Irish… …   Wikipedia

  • Beamish — bezeichnet die Museumsstadt Beamish im North of England Open Air Museum den Familiennamen des Mitbegründers der irischen Brauerei Beamish and Crawford Stanley Beamish, Hauptfigur der TV Serie Immer wenn er Pillen nahm …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • beamish — 1530 (Palsgrave), from BEAM (Cf. beam) + ISH (Cf. ish). Lewis Carroll may have thought he was inventing it in Jabberwocky …   Etymology dictionary

  • beamish — [bēm′ish] adj. [ BEAM + ISH; used (? in sense of happy) by CARROLL Lewis in Through the Looking Glass] beaming; radiant; cheerful …   English World dictionary

  • Beamish — La Beamish est un stout, une bière noire irlandaise brassée par Beamish and Crawford à Cork. Beamish est une bière similaire aux autres stouts irlandais, Guinness et Murphy pour les plus célèbres. La brasserie Beamish Crawford, a été fondée par… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Beamish — This distinguished surname is of Old French origin, and is a locational name from Beaumais sur Dive in Calvados, Normandy, or Beaumetz in Somme and Pas de Calais. These places are so called from the Old French beu , fair, lovely, and mes ,… …   Surnames reference

  • beamish — adjective smiling with happiness or optimism Come to my arms, my beamish boy! Lewis Carroll a room of smiling faces a round red twinkly Santa Claus • Syn: ↑smiling, ↑twinkly • Similar to: ↑cheerful …   Useful english dictionary

  • beamish — /bee mish/, adj. bright, cheerful, and optimistic. [1520 30; BEAM (n.) + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • beamish — adjective Radiantly beaming; happy; cheerful …   Wiktionary

  • beamish — beam·ish …   English syllables

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