adjective, palm·i·er, palm·i·est.
- glorious, prosperous, or flourishing: the palmy days of yesteryear.
- abounding in or shaded with palms: palmy islands.
adjective palmier or palmiest
- prosperous, flourishing, or luxuriousa palmy life
- 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.