palmy


palmy

adjective, palm·i·er, palm·i·est.

  1. glorious, prosperous, or flourishing: the palmy days of yesteryear.
  2. abounding in or shaded with palms: palmy islands.
  3. palmlike.

adjective palmier or palmiest

  1. prosperous, flourishing, or luxuriousa palmy life
  2. covered with, relating to, or resembling palmsa palmy beach

adj.“triumphant,” c.1600, from palm (n.2) in the “triumph” sense + -y (2). Literal meaning “full of palms” attested from 1660s.

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