from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Smiling, as with happiness or optimism.
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- adj. Radiantly beaming; happy; cheerful.
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- adj. smiling with happiness or optimism
But just as she whirled past, Mary saw them, and leaned back to wave her hand and smile her "beamish" smile at the unwitting discoverers of her secret.
To defend against the higher standard implied by the first … and while from an American neocon, this would be to defend the IDF from being judged by the same standard, but in other circles around the world it might be to defend Hamas from being held to the same standard demanded of the IDF … jump up and down and pretend that it should be understood as saying the second. beamish Says:
So that is also pretty good evidence that the financial system is no longer the constraint. beamish says:
This is why unlimited leverage is so important. beamish says:
John Skookum says: beamish: Normally, we use ‘lately’ for that sensenow.
Herb Spencer says: beamish: Originally ‘late’ meant ‘slow’, from which it came to mean ‘after the appropriate time’ (which it mostly means now, of course).
Directed by Bob Clark (this is great enough to forgive him for Porky's), and written and wonderfully narrated by humorist Jean Shepherd, the film tracks the misadventures of Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley), a beamish lad in the 1940s who wants nothing else for Christmas but a Red Ryder BB gun. — Dean Maurer
Thanks, beamish, for both understanding and answering my question.
If the secret life of litter proves as beamish as that of the mail, we may never use the word “garbage” again.
Posted April 4, 2009 1:52 AM beamish writes: 1. They do submit, except for the ones who don't.
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