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How to Pronounce pearly?

Correct pronunciation for the word "pearly" is [pˈɜːli], [pˈɜːli], [p_ˈɜː_l_i].

What are the misspellings for pearly?

"Pearly" in context

Pearly is an adjective used to describe something that is having a smooth, milky-white or a pale, translucent color like pearls. The word "pearly" is derived from the Latin word pala, which means something like a white smooth stone.

Pearly can refer to humans when describing the physical attributes, and in particular, white teeth. We often use the phrase "pearly white teeth" to describe someone who has perfect, pearly smile.

It can also be used to describe body parts, particularly those having a smooth, milky-white texture, like a peaches.

What are similar-sounding words for pearly?

Usage over time for pearly:

This graph shows how "pearly" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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