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pearly

Pronunciation: /ˈpɜːrli; ˈpɜːli/

Translation of pearly in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-lier, -liest)

  • [finish/gloss] nacarado, perlado pearly teeth dientes (masculine plural) de perla the Pearly Gates [humorous/humorístico] las puertas del Paraíso
    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.

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