Etymology
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beady (adj.)

in reference to eyes, "small, round, and glittering," 1826, from bead (n.) + -y (2). Related: Beadily; beadiness.

updated on April 24, 2017

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Definitions of beady from WordNet

beady (adj.)
small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button;
bright beady eyes
Synonyms: beadlike / buttony / buttonlike
beady (adj.)
covered with beads or jewels or sequins;
Synonyms: gemmed / jeweled / jewelled / sequined / spangled / spangly
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