Definition of pearly
1 : resembling, containing, or adorned with pearls or mother-of-pearl
2 : highly precious
Examples of pearly in a sentence
Her teeth were pearly white.
First Known Use of pearly
PEARLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pearly for English Language Learners
: having the shiny, white color of pearls
PEARLY Defined for Kids
Definition of pearly for Students
: 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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