beadily
adverb see beady

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • beadily — beady ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a person s eyes) small, round, and observing things clearly. DERIVATIVES beadily adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • beadily — adverb (of a look) in an avaricious or penetrating manner …   Wiktionary

  • beadily — bead·i·ly …   English syllables

  • beadily — ˈbedəlē, də̇lē adverb Etymology: beady + ly : in a beady manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • beady — beadily, adv. beadiness, n. /bee dee/, adj., beadier, beadiest. 1. beadlike; small, globular, and glittering: beady eyes. 2. covered with or full of beads. [1820 30; BEAD + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • beady — adjective (beadier; est) Date: 1826 1. a. resembling beads b. small, round, and shiny with interest or greed < beady eyes > 2. marked by bubbles or beads < a beady liquor > • beadily adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Burnt Ones — infobox Book | name = title orig = translator = image caption = 1974 cover author = Patrick White illustrator = cover artist = Jack Larkin country = Australia language = English series = genre = Short story collection publisher = Penguin Books… …   Wikipedia

  • beady — (adj.) in reference to eyes, 1826, from BEAD (Cf. bead) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Related: Beadily; beadiness …   Etymology dictionary

  • beady — adjective (beadier, beadiest) (of a person s eyes) small, round, and observing things clearly. Derivatives beadily adverb beadiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • beady — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a person s eyes) small, round, and observing things clearly. DERIVATIVES beadily adverb …   English terms dictionary

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