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  • n. Plural form of pearly.
  • n. teeth; pearly whites.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The same goes for the pearlies who plunk down big bucks to live in an industrial area and then complain that all the pre-existing commerce is too disruptive.

    Uneasy aftermath (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • C'mon: if executives are willing to pay for purva karma, how far can they be from wanting Vanna White pearlies?


  • “The proverbial … hit the rotating”; “there was no sunbeam glistening from my pearlies.”

    Touch of Evil

  • Thus far I have not seen any subjects worthy to go into the Big Book of British Teeth, although my inferior pearlies might make an expanded edition. *sniff*

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • Anyway, I go to the dentist a few days later and he's scoping out my pearlies and he's all, "I see you ate something pretty hot the other day."

    amishboy Diary Entry

  • You've seen them on the shelves promising to make your pearlies white -- toothpaste, gels, strips and brush-ons.

    CNN Transcript Feb 14, 2004

  • If you want to keep your mandible magical, there are plenty of options to keep those pearlies white.

    CNN Transcript Feb 14, 2004

  • Then he pulled out his police special, went down beside Georgie, and shoved it in between his half-parted lips hard enough to chip a few pearlies.

    Lilith’s Dream: A Tale of the Vampire Life

  • Secretaries in woolen shawls and rubber galoshes shiver with the winter cold being inhaled through the madhouse's many crevices, their typewriter keys chattery as their pearlies.

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • And Lord CURZON comes on from the House in his pearlies;

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, March 5, 1919


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