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1. pearly

adjective. ['ˈpɝːli'] of a white the color of pearls.

Synonyms

  • achromatic
  • neutral

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • subjective
  • reactive

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pearl (English)
  • perle (French)

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Rhymes with Pearly

  • mccurley
  • whirley
  • wherley
  • brearley
  • akerley
  • adderley
  • worley
  • werley
  • verley
  • turley
  • surly
  • shurley
  • shirlie
  • shirley
  • shirlee
  • sherley
  • perley
  • murley
  • kirley
  • kerley
  • kearley
  • hurly
  • hurley
  • gurley
  • girlie
  • durley
  • curly
  • curley
  • cearley
  • burly

Sentences with pearly


1. Adjective
Your pearly white veneers can turn yellow fast if you neglect them.

2. Adverb
Instead, pick out something specific such as her bright blue eyes, pearly smile or gorgeous figure.

Quotes about pearly


1. The first stab of love is like a sunset, a blaze of color -- oranges, pearly pinks, vibrant purples...
- Anna Godbersen, The Luxe

2. I wear a necklace of hope with pearly beads. When I met you, it broke, and the beads spilled all over the floor, into the gutters.
- Karen Quan, Write like no one is reading

2. pearly-white

adjective. of a white the color of pearls.

Synonyms

  • neutral
  • pearly

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • subjective
  • reactive

3. pearly-shelled_mussel

noun. the pearly lining of the dark shells is a source of mother-of-pearl.

Synonyms

  • freshwater mussel
  • genus Unio
  • freshwater clam

4. pearly

noun. ['ˈpɝːli'] informal terms for a human `tooth'.

Synonyms

  • chopper

Antonyms

  • negative
  • charged

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pearl (English)
  • perle (French)
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