impearl

[im-purl]

verb (used with object)

to form into drops resembling pearls.
to adorn with pearls or pearllike drops.

Nearby words

  1. impatient,
  2. impawn,
  3. impeach,
  4. impeachable,
  5. impeachment,
  6. impeccable,
  7. impeccant,
  8. impecunious,
  9. impedance,
  10. impedance matching

Origin of impearl

1580–90; im-1 + pearl1; compare French emperler

Related formsun·im·pearled, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for impearl

impearl

verb (tr) archaic, or poetic

to adorn with pearls
to form into pearl-like shapes or drops
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