peachy

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peach·y

 (pē′chē)
adj. peach·i·er, peach·i·est
1. Resembling a peach, especially in color or texture.
2. Informal Splendid; fine.

peach′i·ness n.

peachy

(ˈpiːtʃɪ)
adj, peachier or peachiest
1. of or like a peach, esp in colour or texture
2. informal excellent; fine
ˈpeachily adv
ˈpeachiness n

peach•y

(ˈpi tʃi)

adj. peach•i•er, peach•i•est.
1. resembling a peach, as in color.
2. Informal. excellent; wonderful; fine.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.peachy - very goodpeachy - very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
good - having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office"
2.peachy - of something resembling a peach in color
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
Translations

peachy

[ˈpiːtʃi] adj (mainly US) (= nice) → génial(e)

peachy

adj
(in colour) complexionpfirsichfarben, Pfirsich-
(esp US inf: = excellent) → prima; how’s it going? — just peachy!wie gehts? — prima!
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