Definition of Beadlike

1. Adjective. Small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button. "Black buttony eyes"

Exact synonyms: Beady, Buttonlike, Buttony
Similar to: Bright
Derivative terms: Bead, Button



Definition of Beadlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a bead or some aspect of one. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Beadlike

1. beady [adj] - See also: beady

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beadlike

beadily
beadiness
beadinesses
beading
beading of the ribs
beading plane
beadings
beadledom
beadledoms
beadleries
beadlery
beadles
beadleship
beadless
beadlike (current term)
beadman
beadmen
beadroll
beadrolls
beads
beadsman
beadsmen
beadsnake
beadsnakes
beadswoman
beadwork
beadworks
beady
beady-eyed

Literary usage of Beadlike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1914)
"... have been obtained in which the vacuo!ated nucleoli were stained blue and little beadlike globules within the nucleolar vacuoles shown brilliant red. ..."

2. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"An excellent description of the changes undergone by the red corpuscles during crenation (refractile spots, indentations, beadlike spines, shrivelling, ..."

3. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1888)
"The insects do not grow very much the first six months, but toward spring and in early summer increase enormously in size, and in May appear as beadlike ..."

4. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1902)
"This expression was largely induced by the twinkling of his beadlike eyes, and the lines of his mouth ..."

5. Contributions to Economic Geology (short Papers and Preliminary Reports) 1917 by F. L. Ransome, E F Burchard, Hoyt S Gale, Geological Survey (U.S.), David White, Geological Survey (U.S. (1918)
"... many button-like or beadlike sections of stems of crinoids, or sea lilies. The upper part is less pure and contains the lenses of sandstone and shale. ..."

6. Text-book of Histology by Philipp Stöhr (1913)
"... and tiny, beadlike, impishly- glittering black eyes. Awkward and grotesque as he was when swinging from his perch or scrambling up the boarding, ..."

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