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beamy

[bee-mee]
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adjective, beam·i·er, beam·i·est.
  1. emitting beams of or as of light; radiant.
  2. broad in the beam, as a ship.
  3. Zoology. having antlers, as a stag.
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Origin of beamy

First recorded in 1350–1400, beamy is from the Middle English word bemy. See beam, -y1
Related formsbeam·i·ly, adverbbeam·i·ness, noun
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Related Words

beamingbrightbrilliantdazzlingeffulgentgleamingglowingincandescentirradiantlucentluminouslustrousrefulgentresplendentshinygleamy

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Historical Examples

  • Fleet was his foot on the bracken: Patrick of the beamy brow.

    Ulysses

    James Joyce

  • He broke Clessammor's beamy spear in twain; he seized his shining sword.

  • She was partly decked at the bows like a Ballantrae herring-skiff, beamy and commodious.

  • Yonder are some but budding, as if yet the frost lay on the honey-dew that protects the beamy germs.

  • The rowers seemed to be perspiringly aware that the boat was vast and beamy.