1. cheerful and bright (Freq. 1)

a beaming smile


a glad May morning

Syn: ↑glad
Similar to: ↑cheerful
Derivationally related forms: ↑gladness (for: ↑glad)
2. pleased and proud

beaming parents

Similar to: ↑proud
3. radiating or as if radiating light

the beaming sun


the effulgent daffodils


a radiant sunrise


a refulgent sunset

Syn: ↑beamy, ↑effulgent, ↑radiant, ↑refulgent
Similar to: ↑bright
Derivationally related forms:
refulgency (for: ↑refulgent), ↑refulgence (for: ↑refulgent), ↑radiancy (for: ↑radiant), ↑radiance (for: ↑radiant), ↑radiate (for: ↑radiant), ↑effulgence (for: ↑effulgent), ↑beam (for: ↑beamy)

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  • beaming — [adj1] radiant; beautiful bright, brilliant, effulgent, flashing, fulgent, gleaming, glistening, glittering, glowing, incandescent, lambent, lucent, luminous, refulgent, scintillating, sparkling; concept 617 Ant. ugly beaming [adj2] very happy… …   New thesaurus

  • Beaming — Beam ing, a. Emitting beams; radiant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • beaming — [bēm′iŋ] adj. 1. sending out beams; shining 2. radiant as with joy; bright; cheerful beamingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • beaming — adjective Smilingly happy; showing happy emotion. The honest Captain, with his Hearts Delight in the house, and Susan tending her, was a beaming and a happy man. As the days flew by, he grew more beaming and more happy, every day …   Wiktionary

  • Beaming — Beam Beam, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Beamed} (b[=e]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Beaming}.] To send forth; to emit; followed ordinarily by forth; as, to beam forth light. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beaming — adj. Beaming is used with these nouns: ↑smile …   Collocations dictionary

  • beaming — beamingly, adv. /bee ming/, adj. 1. radiant; bright. 2. smiling brightly; cheerful. [1660 70; BEAM + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

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  • beaming — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Giving forth beams] Syn. radiant, glowing, gleaming; see bright 1 . 2. [In very genial humor] Syn. grinning, animated, radiant, sunny; see happy 1 …   English dictionary for students

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