Beery vs Beely - What's the difference?

beery | beely |


As adjectives the difference between beery and beely

is that beery is smelling or tasting of beer while beely is of, relating to or pertaining to bees; apian.

As an adverb beely is

in a beely or beelike manner.

As a verb beely is

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beery

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Smelling or tasting of beer.
  • Under the influence or beer.
  • * 2013 , Daniel Taylor, Steven Gerrard goal against Poland ensures England will go to World Cup'' (in ''The Guardian , 15 October 2013)[http://www.theguardian.com/football/2013/oct/15/england-poland-world-cup-qualifier]
  • Waldemar Fornalik's side had phenomenal backing from their raucous, beery , fire-cracking supporters.

    Derived terms

    * beerily

    beely

    English

    Etymology 1

    From .

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Of, relating to or pertaining to bees; apian.
  • * 1877 , Elizabeth Anna Hart, Silver wings and golden scales :
  • As for bees, we cannot accuse them of silence, as the peculiar buzzing-sound they make in flying, [...] and which is so very agreeable to our ears when its gentle monotony enlivens the calm of the warm summer air, is, we may hope, a cheerful accompaniment to all beely labours, and as pleasant to those who make it as our voices are to us, [...]
  • * 1950 , Gleanings in bee culture:
  • With their countenance' spaces Planned for beely enterprise [...]

    Adverb

    (en-adv)
  • In a beely or beelike manner.
  • * 1965 , Murray Hoyt, The world of bees :
  • His effort is to come as near 100 percent as is humanly (and beely ) possible.

    Etymology 2

    Variation of belie.

    Verb

  • * 1813 , Matteo Bandello, Joseph Haslewood, Giovanni Boccaccio, Palace of pleasure :
  • And were it not that I haue a desire in nothing to beely the author, and lesse will to leaue that which he had wrytten vpon the miserable end [...]