Definition of pearly in English:
adjective (pearlier, pearliest)
1Resembling a pearl in lustre or colour: nice pearly teeth
More example sentences
- Hector shut his eyes, to see his inner world, a blaze of swirling pearly colours.
- Chris's green eyes glittered, and a smile played across his pearly teeth as he ran his hands ran through his short black hair.
- She has taken the last few days off, however, because she has just had her teeth bleached pearly white.
noun (plural pearlies)(pearlies) Back to top
2 (also pearly whites) informal A person’s teeth.
- Then, fully conscious, I could feel the dentist working away at my pearlies and finally pulling them out.
- His teeth were rows of perfectly set pearly whites, and he had a dimple in his left cheek.
- Ironically, excessive bleaching can turn pearly whites into an unnatural translucent blue.
Definition of pearly in:
- US English dictionary