Definition of beamish in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbēmiSH/

Entry from US English dictionary


Beaming with happiness, optimism, or anticipation.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: beam·ish

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