pearlized

[ pur-lahyzd ]
/ ˈpɜr laɪzd /

adjective

resembling or made to resemble mother-of-pearl; iridescent: pearlized buttons.

Nearby words

  1. pearlescent,
  2. pearleye,
  3. pearlfish,
  4. pearlite,
  5. pearlitic,
  6. pearls,
  7. pearls before swine, cast not,
  8. pearlstein,
  9. pearlstein, philip,
  10. pearlwort

Origin of pearlized

First recorded in 1950–55; pearl1 + -ize + -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for pearlized

pearlized

pearlised

/ (ˈpɜːlaɪzd) /

adjective

having or given a pearly lustrea pearlized lipstick
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