beamy

adjective
\ ˈbē-mē How to pronounce beamy (audio) \

Definition of beamy

1 : emitting beams of light : radiant
2 : broad in the beam a beamy cargo ship

Examples of beamy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bowhead are beamy black whales, the size of a school bus and a half at most, with a characteristic downturned jaw. The Economist, "Whaling in Alaska," 14 June 2018

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First Known Use of beamy

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Beamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beamy. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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