peachy


peachy

adjective, peach·i·er, peach·i·est.

  1. resembling a peach, as in color or appearance.
  2. Informal. excellent; wonderful; fine.

adjective peachier or peachiest

  1. of or like a peach, esp in colour or texture
  2. informal excellent; fine

adj.1590s, “resembling a peach” in some way, from peach (n.) + -y (2). Slang sense of “attractive” attested by 1900. Extended form peachy-keen recorded from 1953. Related: Peachiness.

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