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Definition of "beady" [bead•y]

  • Small, round, and shiny: beady eyes. (adjective)
  • Decorated or covered with beads. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "beady" in a sentence
  • "He stopped to look down on a grave smothered in beady tokens, the grave of the last pal to fall."
  • "If they’re what I call beady-eyed vegetarians, they do fine."
  • "I seemed to recall his beady little eyes gleaming up at me in appreciation from below the edge of my fan."