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Adjective: beaming  bee-ming
  1. Cheerful and bright
    "a beaming smile";
    - glad
  2. Pleased and proud
    "beaming parents"
  3. Radiating or as if radiating light
    "the beaming sun";
    - beamy, effulgent [literary], radiant, refulgent [literary], irradiant [literary]
Verb: beam  beem
  1. Smile radiantly; express joy through one's facial expression
  2. Emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light
    "The fire beamed on their faces";
    - shine
  3. Express with a beaming face or smile
    "he beamed his approval"
  4. (broadcast medium) broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
    "We cannot beam this X-rated song";
    - air, send, broadcast, transmit
  5. Have a complexion with a strong bright colour, such as red or pink
    "Her face beamed when she came out of the sauna";
    - glow, radiate, shine
  6. Experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion
    "She was beaming with joy";
    - glow, radiate, shine

See also: bright, cheerful, proud

Type of: air, appear, bare, evince [formal], experience, express, feel, look, publicise [Brit], publicize, seem, show, smile

Encyclopedia: Beaming

Beam, Jacob Dyneley