beaming (comparative more beaming, superlative most beaming)
- Smilingly happy; showing happy emotion.
- c.1846-1848, Charles Dickens, Dombey and Son,
- 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.
- present participle of beam
beaming (plural beamings)
- 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 […]