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1. beady

adjective. ['ˈbiːdi'] small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button.

Synonyms

  • buttony
  • bright
  • beadlike

Antonyms

  • inauspicious
  • unintelligent
  • unreverberant
  • dark

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bead (English)
  • gebed (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Beady

  • scafidi
  • scaffidi
  • mccreedy
  • mccredie
  • mccready
  • mccreadie
  • urquidi
  • shahidi
  • caridi
  • canedy
  • afridi
  • tweedy
  • tweedie
  • speedy
  • greedy
  • freidy
  • amidi
  • weedy
  • sheedy
  • seedy
  • riedy
  • reidy
  • reedy
  • needy
  • midi
  • leidy
  • leedy
  • keedy
  • keady
  • hedy

Example sentences of the word beady


1. Adjective
If possible, have someone proofread the report with a beady eye for errors.

2. beady-eyed

adjective. having eyes that gleam with malice.

3. beady

adjective. ['ˈbiːdi'] covered with beads or jewels or sequins.

Synonyms

  • spangled
  • adorned
  • spangly
  • jeweled
  • decorated
  • sequined
  • jewelled

Antonyms

  • plain
  • unclothed
  • unpolished
  • colorless

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bead (English)
  • gebed (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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