Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a pearlescent finish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Made to resemble pearl

Etymologies

pearl +‎ -ized (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Well, on the plus side, it does come with pearlized pins.

    Regretsy – Be Smine

  • The three rag-suited Zobos were being tended by four of their ilk, this set wearing Lee jeans, work boots, and plaid cotton shirts with pearlized buttons.

    Silver Zombie

  • The shoulder wrap neckline point in the photo looks like individualized rhinestoned sequined or pearlized leafings that can be layered on organza attached as to the bodice and the front curve.. so elegant.

    Ava and Lana BFF - A Dress A Day

  • It has pearlized sequins and gold beads—a lot of the first ladies liked beads and shimmery stuff, including my favorite dress, one that belonged to Jackie Kennedy.

    Dear Pen Pal

  • She glides to the podium, perfect in every way, from the toes of her green pearlized kid shoes, to the elegant full length Thai silk ceremonial vest, to the top of her jade tiara.

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  • And I like this color because it's basically a pearlized flesh tone, very subtle, although I now plan to invest in some wilder colors.

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  • Designer Graham Viney recently transformed the old wood-paneled bar with velvet, satin, pearlized leather, and fiber-optic lights that form the Milky Way and the stars of the Southern Hemisphere.

    Raising a Glass

  • He rained little kisses over her face as his hands went to the pearlized snaps of her cardigan, gently pulling them apart.

    Captivated by the Tycoon

  • When she first came to me in 1970, she immediately ordered a man-tailored, bell-bottom pantsuit paveed in pearlized apple-green sequins.

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  • The nails were well-shaped ovals, gleaming beneath a coating of pearlized polish.

    A Taint in the Blood

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