Definition of pearly:
opalescent, glaring, bright, silver, chop, brilliant, chopper, pearl, whirlybird, meat cleaver, polished, glittering, dazzling, sparkling, eggbeater, iridescent, achromatic, nacreous, gleaming, shiny, glittery, helicopter, cleaver, pearly-white.
- gray (part of speech: adjective)
- white (part of speech: adjective)
But she- so strange is the perversity of women- beholding this man of a pearly tint, as fair as the moon, and as soft as a river- for he took many months to get properly tanned- with one long gaze of amazement yielded to him what he sought for another.- "Springhaven A Tale of the Great War", R. D. Blackmore.
And do you know," raising her soft, flushed face to her lover,-" I never had a ring before in my life, except a very old- fashioned one of my mother's, an ancient square, you know, with hair in the centre, and all around it big pearls, that are anything but pearly now, as they have grown quite black.- "Molly Bawn", Margaret Wolfe Hamilton.
- "The Exploits of Elaine", Arthur B. Reeve.