- white and lustrous as a pearl.
- pearly whites, Slang. teeth.
Origin of pearly white
Examples from the Web for pearly white
Historical Examples of pearly white
Placed on the surface of flesh this way, it changes it to a pearly-white, solid surface.The Social Gangster
Arthur B. Reeve
Dull leaden fogbanks dimming the distant horizon had blended into a pearly-white sky.Caleb West, Master Diver
F. Hopkinson Smith
It was lined with down and held four perfect eggs, pearly-white and flecked with heavy brown and black spots.
It was only a flat platform of dry sticks in a spruce tree, and held two pearly-white eggs.
The under side of the wings in the female is pearly-white, marked with bright orange-yellow at the base of the primaries.The Butterfly Book
William Jacob Holland