Entry from US English dictionary
Beaming with happiness, optimism, or anticipation.
- Beneath my smiling, beamish, seemingly vacant manner there is hidden an ardent and effective note-taker.
- He is one of those beamish young men of whom England and the U. S. were so full in the early, hearty days of the English Speaking Union.
- Just as beamish were the Greek election winners, the royalist Populist Party, led by Foreign Minister Constantin Tsaldaris.
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