adjective, beadier, beadiest.
beadlike; small, globular, and glittering: beady eyes.
covered with or full of beads.

1820–30; bead + -y1

beadily, adverb
beadiness, noun Unabridged
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beady (ˈbiːdɪ)
adj , beadier, beadiest
1.  small, round, and glittering: used esp of eyes
2.  resembling or covered with beads

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Word Origin & History

in ref. to eyes, 1826, from bead (q.v.).
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Example sentences
Your eyes meet the snake's beady gaze through a tiny mirror above your head.
They stay around, beady eyes on their sons messing up their legacies.
The government is casting a beady eye over severance terms and early retirement
  in the civil service.
On the other hand, you'd also tend to regard her stuff with a rather beady eye.
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