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beaming (comparative more beaming, superlative most beaming)

  1. Smilingly happy; showing happy emotion.
    • 1846 October 1 – 1848 April 1, Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son, London: Bradbury and Evans, [], published 1848, →OCLC:
      The honest Captain, with his Heart's 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.
    • 2022 November 29, Ian Mitchelmore, “Wales put out of World Cup misery by England as sobering tournament must signal changing of the guard”, in WalesOnline[1]:
      The beaming smile of David Brooks, proudly wearing his yellow Euro 2020 jersey and a bucket hat, instantly raised the spirits of those on the pitch who spotted the 25-year-old's frantic waving.

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  1. present participle and gerund of beam

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beaming (plural beamings)

  1. The act of someone or something that beams.
    • 1826, Humphry William Woolrych, The Life of the Right Honourable Sir Edward Coke, Knt:
      The auspicious beamings of the Reformation had indeed shed forth a partial light; but the gloomy sternness of Henry, and the arbitrary capriciousness of Elizabeth, were but ill calculated to give due energy to the new state of things []

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