- bright, cheerful, and optimistic.
Origin of beamish
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Examples from the Web for beamish
Apparently changing the subject, he said: "You know—or know of—Mrs. Beamish, don't you?"
Paliser, in producing Mrs. Beamish, had also produced the programme.
Beamish will attend to everything for you—if you care to go.The Cross-Cut
Courtney Ryley Cooper
"Confound that man Coburn," he heard Captain Beamish mutter.
Captain Beamish is tall and strongly built, but I should not say he was stout.
Word Origin and History for beamish
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