GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. having eyes that gleam with malice.
- adj. having eyes that gleam with malice
“He was a slim, beady-eyed man obsessed with details, no matter how small or insignificant they might be to other people.”
“An almost Kubrickian seven-year interval has passed since Alexander Payne unleashed Paul Giamatti and Thomas Haden Church on central California's vineyards in Sideways, remaking both their careers and sealing his own reputation as one of the most mordant and beady-eyed, yet sympathetic and humane observers of that poor benighted subspecies, the Middle-Aged American Male.”
“One is glad of such outbursts, rare and for the most part mild as they are, for if the book has a fault, it lies in a certain blandness in the narrative voice, a perhaps too-easy acceptance of the world and its oddities and annoyances – at times in these pages one longs for a touch of the occasional curmudgeonliness of Paul Theroux, say, or the beady-eyed reprehensions of Theroux's erstwhile friend VS Naipaul.”
“Lancaster broods like a bulldog and snarls like a thug, his vicious, beady-eyed character modeled after Walter Winchell, but it's Curtis who gives the movie its electricity.”
“Michael Ignatieff, sadly our best choice for ever getting rid of that beady-eyed Captain of Religious Industry, Stephen Harper, is under fire because his publisher creatively manipulated some review copy to use as jacket blurb.”
“But, after my bone chilling stare, he ground it while I beady-eyed him.”
“After all, they escaped the beady-eyed gazes of people who were on the alert for goofs.”
“Normally, our press would deploy a more taciturn approach with a bit of beady-eyed cynicism thrown in to puncture all the ardour.”
“Many of their commentators are coiffed and talk like beady-eyed used car salesmen, with a comparable grasp of the truth.”
“Bush and Cheney, of course, were more obviously awful -- the beady-eyed schoolyard bully and Dr. Strangelove.”
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