adjective, pearlier, pearliest.
like a pearl, especially in being white or lustrous; nacreous: her pearly teeth.
adorned with or abounding in pearls or mother-of-pearl.

1400–50; late Middle English peerly. See pearl1, -y1

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pearly (ˈpɜːlɪ)
adj , pearlier, pearliest
1.  resembling a pearl, esp in lustre
2.  of the colour pearl; pale bluish-grey
3.  decorated with pearls or mother-of-pearl
n , pearlier, pearliest, pearlies
4.  a London costermonger who wears on ceremonial occasions a traditional dress of dark clothes covered with pearl buttons
5.  (plural) the clothes or the buttons themselves

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