What does the word pearly mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Adorned with or resembling pearls.

Usage examples for pearly

  1. The sun had just set, and the soft pearly twilight was creeping over the sand hills. – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. Across the soft, pearly tints of the horizon blurred the smoke of the big factory chimneys that were owned by Mr. Walters, to whom the pond and adjacent property also belonged. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  3. Shiny and pearly were her teeth; thou wouldst believe they were showers of white pearls that had rained into her head. – The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge by Unknown
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