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pearly white

noun
1.
white and lustrous as a pearl.
2.
pearly whites, Slang. teeth.
Origin of pearly white
1890-1895
1890-95
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  • His faded blue and rose, his golden-greys, and pearly whites and pastel tints are not so much solid colours as caprices of light.

    The Venetian School of Painting Evelyn March Phillipps
Slang definitions & phrases for pearly whites

pearly whites

noun

The teeth: shining those pearly whites at me (1935+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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