pearls of wisdom

Definition of pearls of wisdom

  1. :  wise words or statements He offered some pearls of wisdom about raising children. —often humorous A crowd of reporters gathered around the coach after the game to hear him dispense his usual pearls of wisdom.

Word by Word Definitions

pearlplay pearls
  1. :  a dense variously colored and usually lustrous concretion formed of concentric layers of mother-of-pearl as an abnormal growth within the shell of some mollusks and used as a gem

    :  mother-of-pearl

    :  one that is very choice or precious

  1. :  to set or adorn with pearls

    :  to sprinkle or bead with pearly drops

    :  to form into small round grains

  1. :  of, relating to, or resembling pearl

    :  made of or adorned with pearls

    :  having medium-sized grains

  1. :  picot

  1. :  accumulated philosophical or scientific learning :  knowledge

    :  ability to discern inner qualities and relationships :  insight

    :  good sense :  judgment

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