Definition of Beady-eyed
1. Adjective. Having eyes that gleam with malice.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Beady-eyed
beady-eyed (current term)
Literary usage of Beady-eyed
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1904)
"But at the word Ratia the smaller thief, a beady-eyed, cheerful-looking little man protested in a shrill cracked voice: “This is no Ratia but an outcaste of ..."
2. My Lorraine Journal by Edith O'Shaughnessy (1918)
"We finally asked a large, beady-eyed, determined-looking female, standing at a door, if she had accommodations or knew of any one who had. ..."
3. The Light of Western Stars: A Romance by Zane Grey (1914)
"There'll be dark-skinned, beady-eyed, soft- footed Greasers slip right up out of the ground! There'll be an ugly face in every door and window and crack. ..."
4. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1915)
"... or a beady-eyed little Jap, or a Bengal lancer with an expression on his face like he'd jest got bad news from home, or a spick-and-span Tommie or a ..."