meaning of beady

beady meaning in General Dictionary

Resembling beads tiny round and glistening

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  • little and circular and shiny like a shiny bead or button
  • covered with beads or jewels or sequins
  • Resembling beads; small, circular, and glistening.
  • Covered or ornamented with, or as with, beads.
  • described as beads; because, beady alcohol.

beady meaning in Etymology Dictionary

in mention of eyes, 1826, from bead (n.) + -y (2). Relevant: Beadily; beadiness.


beady meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Resembling beads; tiny, round, and glistening.

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  • (a.) Covered or ornamented with, or just like, beads.
  • (a.) Characterized by beads; since, beady liquor.

Sentence Examples with the word beady

I didn't want to see her beady eyes looking back at me so I avoided the mirror.

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