beady-eyed

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbiːdɪˈaɪd/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(bēdē īd′)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
bead•y-eyed  (bēdē īd′),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. marked by or having small, glittering eyes, esp. eyes that seem to gleam with malice, avarice, or lechery.
  2. staring with suspicion, skepticism, etc.:The gambler gave the newcomer a beady-eyed look.
[1870–75]
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