- 1(Of a person’s eyes) small, round, and gleaming.More example sentences
- His black, beady eyes glared at her behind wrinkled cheeks and a round nose.
- The blackbird in question is perched on a painted branch above the stairs, looking down with a beady eye on a mural which commemorates many of the Chip's staff and regulars.
- Now he rubs his beady eyes in sheer confusion at the wilfulness of his charges (ie, us), who simply refuse to listen to common sense anymore.
- 1.1(Of a look) bright and penetrating: she fixed him with a beady stareMore example sentences
- Even the emus are entrancing until they fix you with their beady stares.
- Emilia turned her around and fixed her with a beady stare.
- Her head hovered over Anna with tight lips and beady stare.
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- We saw two kingfishers: brilliant cyan swoops in midair, or sitting on a branch staring beadily down at the water surface.
- And then there is the small matter of the washing up mountain, looking at me beadily from the table and kitchen.
- As she awaits it, Leah Malot steals a sideways looks at her and Sally Barsosio watches her beadily.
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