marked by or having small, glittering eyes, especially eyes that seem to gleam with malice, avarice, or lechery.
staring with suspicion, skepticism, etc.: The gambler gave the newcomer a beady-eyed look.

Nearby words

  1. beadsman,
  2. beadswoman,
  3. beadwork,
  4. beady,
  5. beady eye,
  6. beagle,
  7. beaglehole,
  8. beagling,
  9. beak,
  10. beaked

Origin of beady-eyed

First recorded in 1870–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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