pearl

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpɜːrl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/pɝl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pûrl)

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pearl

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. found a pearl
  2. a [white, pink] pearl
  3. a [necklace, bracelet] (made) of pearls
  4. the oyster had a pearl in it
  5. pearls from an oyster farm
  6. a [large, perfect] pearl
  7. faux pearls
  8. my [mother's, grandmother's] pearls
  9. [freshwater, saltwater] pearls
  10. a pearl of wisdom
  11. idiom: cast pearls before swine
  12. a pearl [necklace, bracelet]
  13. is pearl white in color
  14. pearl [earrings, jewelry]
  15. matching pearl [earrings]
  16. pearl [diving, divers, extraction, sales]
  17. the pearl [trade, business]
  18. a pearl-like [object, ball, stone]
  19. a pearl- [colored, color] [dress]
  20. a pearl- [colored] [dress, car]
  21. the battle of Pearl Harbor
n as adj
  1. a pearl [necklace, bracelet]
  2. pearl [earrings, jewelry]
  3. matching pearl [earrings]
  4. pearl [diving, divers, extraction, sales]
  5. the pearl [trade, business]
  6. a pearl-like [object, ball, stone]
  7. the battle of Pearl Harbor
adv
  1. is pearl white in color
  2. a pearl-colored [dress]
  3. a pearl-colored [dress, car]
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