adjective, pearl·i·er, pearl·i·est.
Origin of pearly
Related Words for pearlyiridescent, milky, frosted, off-white, pearl, ivory, silver, fair, nacreous, opaline
Examples from the Web for pearly
Contemporary Examples of pearly
Will these resurrected animals be house-trained and know to exit the pearly gates before doing their business?Sorry, Internet: Pope Francis Didn't Open Paradise to Pets
December 14, 2014
It is a good-sized quarter pounder of pearly meat spiced and rolled in Japanese breadcrumbs, then pan-fried to a crisp.Become a Fried Seafood Believer at South Beach Market
Jane & Michael Stern
April 20, 2014
To keep your pearly whites bright and shiny, visit Dr. David Poiman at the NY Center for Esthetic and Laser Dentistry.Gal With a Suitcase: New York's Best Pampering Spots
February 11, 2011
Charles Darwin, how was your theory of evolution received when you arrived at the Pearly Gates?Charles Saatchi Answers Your Questions
The Daily Beast
May 31, 2010
Historical Examples of pearly
Once more may our eyes be gladdened with the pearly, orient dew!Imogen
He gaped at her vague, pearly face, as if she had suggested some enormity.Sacrifice
Stephen French Whitman
Realism, as they call it, can never catch the boundaries of her pearly beauty.
Chestnut Street was gray with a dull, pearly, opaque twilight.
The loveliest idea came and sat on my chest in the pearly dawn!Jane Journeys On
Ruth Comfort Mitchell