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pearl·y / ˈpərlē/ • adj. (pearl·i·er , pearl·i·est ) resembling a pearl in luster or color: the pearly light of a clear, still dawn. ∎  containing or adorned with pearls or mother-of-pearl. PHRASES: pearly whites inf. a person's teeth.DERIVATIVES: pearl·i·ness / -lēnis/ n.

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pearly Pearly Gates informal name for the gates of heaven; the term is first recorded in a hymn by Isaac Watts (1674–1748), and refers originally to Revelation 21:21.
pearly king (also pearly queen), a London costermonger wearing traditional ceremonial clothes covered with pearl buttons.

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pearly Of mineral lustre, milky, translucent, like a pearl.

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pearlyBurghley, Burley, burly, curly, early, girlie, hurley, hurly-burly, pearly, Shirley, surly, swirly, twirly •worldly • Berkeley • termly • earthly

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