Definition of “beady” - English Dictionary

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“beady” in British English

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uk /ˈbiː.di/ us /ˈbiː.di/ disapproving

(of eyes) small and bright, especially like a bird's eyes:

His beady little eyes were fixed on the money I held out.
She's always got her beady eyes on what I'm doing (= she watches me closely).

(Definition of “beady” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“beady” in American English

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us /ˈbid·i/

(of eyes) small and shiny, esp. like a bird’s eyes:

Her beady eyes stared from behind thick glasses.

(Definition of “beady” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)