: emitting beams of light : radiant
: 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, 14 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of beamy was in the 14th century

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“Beamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beamy. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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