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pearly

Saltos de línea: pearly
Pronunciación: /ˈpəːli
 
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Definición de pearly en inglés:

adjetivo (pearlier, pearliest)

1Resembling a pearl in lustre or colour: nice pearly teeth
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.
1.1Made of or adorned with pearls or mother-of-pearl.
Example sentences
  • In his own defence, he discloses that, though he is a Londoner to his pearly suit, he is nevertheless one-eighth Scottish on his mother's side, which doesn't even qualify him for a clan tartan.

sustantivo (plural pearlies)

(pearlies) Volver al principio  
1British Pearly kings and queens: her mum and dad had been pearlies
1.1A pearly king’s or queen’s clothes or pearl buttons: Joe gleaming and sparkling in his pearlies
2 (also pearly whites) informal A person’s teeth.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Derivados

pearliness

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