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pearly

adjective \ˈpər-lē\

: having the shiny, white color of pearls

pearl·i·erpearl·i·est

Full Definition of PEARLY

1
:  resembling, containing, or adorned with pearls or mother-of-pearl
2
:  highly precious
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Examples of PEARLY

  1. Her teeth were pearly white.

First Known Use of PEARLY

15th century
PEARLY Defined for Kids

pearly

adjective \ˈpər-lē\
pearl·i·erpearl·i·est

Definition of PEARLY for Kids

:  resembling a pearl in color, shape, or luster <Small pearly clouds drifted … overhead. — Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House on the Prairie>

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