beady

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Inflections of 'beady' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
beadier
adj comparative
beadiest
adj superlative

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
bead•y /ˈbidi/USA pronunciation   adj. [often before a noun], -i•er, -i•est. 
  1. beadlike;
    small, round, and shining: the mouse's beady eyes.
bead•i•ness, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
bead•y  (bēdē),USA pronunciation adj.,  bead•i•er, bead•i•est. 
  1. beadlike;
    small, globular, and glittering:beady eyes.
  2. covered with or full of beads.
beadi•ly, adv. 
beadi•ness, n. 
  • bead + -y1 1820–30

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
beady /ˈbiːdɪ/ adj (beadier, beadiest)
  1. small, round, and glittering: used esp of eyes
  2. resembling or covered with beads

ˈbeadiness n
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