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Hosner's beady, malevolent eyes peer out above a scar that runs down through his entire bulk. Hobbling on one leg (
Pinpricks of red light appeared like beady mouse eyes in the woods, evidence of bushwhackers braving the poison ivy for a closer look.
The two biggest things that jumped out at me were how flat its head was and for such a large animal how beady its eyes are.
That’s the challenge and the joy — following dogs with beady eyes, horses with brick walls for legs, overscale rabbits, patterns that could be Aboriginal or psychedelic, even a figure borrowed from Picasso.
Confidence: Medium-High Tomorrow night: A mainly clear evening allows the beady-eyed to spy the new crescent moon on the western horizon.
Fresh in his memory was the Brillo-like fur, the beady eyes, the immense strength.
In fact, all sorts of insects and critters are emerging from that extra warm winter slumber with their beady eyes on your hostas and tidy, corner salad-garden.
In 1994, these young men risked their careers by going after those beady-eyed, blood-thirsty weasels.
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First Known Use of beady
BEADY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of beady for English Language Learners
—used to describe eyes that are small, round, and shiny and that usually suggest a bad quality (such as greed or dishonesty)
BEADY Defined for Kids
Definition of beady for Students
: like a bead especially in being small, round, and shiny beady eyes
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