Definition of pearls of wisdom
- He offered some pearls of wisdom about raising children.
- A crowd of reporters gathered around the coach after the game to hear him dispense his usual pearls of wisdom.
: 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
: one that is very choice or precious
: to set or adorn with pearls
: to sprinkle or bead with pearly drops
: to form into small round grains
: of, relating to, or resembling pearl
: made of or adorned with pearls
: having medium-sized grains
: accumulated philosophical or scientific learning : knowledge
: ability to discern inner qualities and relationships : insight
: good sense : judgment
: a didactic book included in the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament and corresponding to the Wisdom of Solomon in the Protestant Apocrypha — see Bible Table
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