beamish [ bee-mish ]
1. bright, cheerful, and optimistic.
Origin: 1520–30; beam (noun) + -ish
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR BEAMISH
"Let's see—ten o'clock," said Mrs. Beamish, putting the last bit of cake into her mouth, and wiping her fingers upon her apron.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878|VARIOUS
“Quite unpaintable, Walter,” said Laura Beamish, peering over the edge of her hand.
GRAY YOUTH|OLIVER ONIONS
That's Mr. Beamish's, that fine house there with the brass rapper and the green lamp beside it; and there's the hospital.
CHARLES O'MALLEY, THE IRISH DRAGOON, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)|CHARLES LEVER
That's no small sum, for old Mr. Beamish is worth in real estate round Cincinnati over two millions of dollars.
CORD AND CREESE|JAMES DE MILLE
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