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peach 1

 (pēch)
n.
1.
a. A small Chinese tree (Prunus persica) in the rose family, widely cultivated throughout temperate regions, having pink flowers and edible fruit.
b. The soft juicy fruit of this tree, having yellow or white flesh, downy reddish-yellow skin, and a deeply ridged stone containing a single seed.
2. A light moderate to strong yellowish pink to light orange.
3. Informal A particularly admirable or pleasing person or thing.

[Middle English peche, from Old French, a peach, from Latin persica, peach tree, from Greek persikē, from feminine of Persikos, Persian; see perse.]

peach 2

 (pēch)
v. peached, peach·ing, peach·es
v.intr.
To inform on someone; turn informer: "Middle-level bureaucrats cravenly peach on their bosses [when] one of them does something the tiniest bit illegal" (National Observer).
v.tr.
To inform against: "He has peached me and all the others, to save his life" (Daniel Defoe).

[Middle English pechen, from apechen, to accuse (probably from Anglo-Norman *anpecher, from Late Latin impedicāre, to entangle; see impeach) and from empechen, to accuse; see impeach.]

peach

(piːtʃ)
n
1. (Plants) a small rosaceous tree, Prunus persica, with pink flowers and rounded edible fruit: cultivated in temperate regions. See also nectarine1
2. (Plants) the soft juicy fruit of this tree, which has a downy reddish-yellow skin, yellowish-orange sweet flesh, and a single stone. See also nectarine2
3. (Colours)
a. a pinkish-yellow to orange colour
b. (as adjective): a peach dress.
4. informal a person or thing that is especially pleasing
[C14 peche, from Old French, from Medieval Latin persica, from Latin Persicum mālum Persian apple]

peach

(piːtʃ)
vb
(intr except in obsolete uses) slang to inform against an accomplice
[C15: variant of earlier apeche, from French, from Late Latin impedicāre to entangle; see impeach]
ˈpeacher n

peach1


(pēch),
n.
1. the round, pink-to-yellow, fuzzy-skinned fruit of a tree, Prunuspersica, of the rose family.
2. the tree itself, cultivated in temperate climates.
3. a light pinkish yellow color.
4. Informal. a person or thing that is especially attractive, liked, or enjoyed.
[1325–75; Middle English peche < Middle French < Vulgar Latin *pess(i)ca, neuter pl. (taken as feminine singular) of Latin Persicum, mālum Persicum peach, literally, Persian apple]

peach2

(pitʃ)

v.i. Slang.
1. to inform against an accomplice or associate.
v.t.
2. to inform against; betray.
[1425–75; late Middle English peche, aph. variant of Middle English apeche < Anglo-French apecher < Late Latin impedicāre to hold up. See impeach]
peach′er, n.

peach


Past participle: peached
Gerund: peaching

Imperative
peach
peach
Present
I peach
you peach
he/she/it peaches
we peach
you peach
they peach
Preterite
I peached
you peached
he/she/it peached
we peached
you peached
they peached
Present Continuous
I am peaching
you are peaching
he/she/it is peaching
we are peaching
you are peaching
they are peaching
Present Perfect
I have peached
you have peached
he/she/it has peached
we have peached
you have peached
they have peached
Past Continuous
I was peaching
you were peaching
he/she/it was peaching
we were peaching
you were peaching
they were peaching
Past Perfect
I had peached
you had peached
he/she/it had peached
we had peached
you had peached
they had peached
Future
I will peach
you will peach
he/she/it will peach
we will peach
you will peach
they will peach
Future Perfect
I will have peached
you will have peached
he/she/it will have peached
we will have peached
you will have peached
they will have peached
Future Continuous
I will be peaching
you will be peaching
he/she/it will be peaching
we will be peaching
you will be peaching
they will be peaching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been peaching
you have been peaching
he/she/it has been peaching
we have been peaching
you have been peaching
they have been peaching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been peaching
you will have been peaching
he/she/it will have been peaching
we will have been peaching
you will have been peaching
they will have been peaching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been peaching
you had been peaching
he/she/it had been peaching
we had been peaching
you had been peaching
they had been peaching
Conditional
I would peach
you would peach
he/she/it would peach
we would peach
you would peach
they would peach
Past Conditional
I would have peached
you would have peached
he/she/it would have peached
we would have peached
you would have peached
they would have peached
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peach - cultivated in temperate regionspeach - cultivated in temperate regions  
peach - downy juicy fruit with sweet yellowish or whitish flesh
genus Prunus, Prunus - a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
2.peach - a very attractive or seductive looking womanpeach - a very attractive or seductive looking woman
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
3.peach - downy juicy fruit with sweet yellowish or whitish flesh
edible fruit - edible reproductive body of a seed plant especially one having sweet flesh
peach, peach tree, Prunus persica - cultivated in temperate regions
drupe, stone fruit - fleshy indehiscent fruit with a single seed: e.g. almond; peach; plum; cherry; elderberry; olive; jujube
4.peach - a shade of pink tinged with yellowpeach - a shade of pink tinged with yellow  
pink - a light shade of red
Verb1.peach - divulge confidential information or secretspeach - divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks"
disclose, let on, divulge, expose, give away, let out, reveal, unwrap, discover, bring out, break - make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her"; "unwrap the evidence in the murder case"
talk, spill - reveal information; "If you don't oblige me, I'll talk!"; "The former employee spilled all the details"
Translations
خَوْخٌدُرّاق، خوخلوْن وَردي فاتِح، لَوْن الخوخ
праскова
broskevbroskvový
ferskenfersken-ferskenfarvet
persikka
breskva
őszibarackőszibarackfabarackrózsaszín
ferskjaferskjulitur
モモ
복숭아
persicapersicum
persikaspersikorausvai oranžinė
dzeltensārta/persiku krāsapersiks
broskyňabroskyňový
breskev
persika
ลูกพีช
şeftalişeftali rengi
quả đào

peach

[piːtʃ]
A. N
1. (= fruit) → melocotón m (Sp), durazno m (LAm); (= tree) → melocotonero m (Sp), duraznero m (LAm)
2. she's a peaches un bombón or una monada, es una belleza (LAm)
it's a peach of a jobes un trabajo muy cómodo, es un chollo (Sp)
3. (= colour) → color m (de) melocotón or (LAm) durazno
B. ADJde color melocotón or (LAm) durazno
C. CPD peach tree Nmelocotonero m (Sp), duraznero m (LAm)

peach

[ˈpiːtʃ]
n
(= fruit) → pêche f
(also peach tree) → pêcher m
(= colour) → couleur f pêche
adj [colour] → pêche inv

peach

n
(= fruit)Pfirsich m; (= tree)Pfirsichbaum m; her complexion is like peaches and cream, she has a peaches-and-cream complexionsie hat eine Haut wie ein Pfirsich, sie hat eine Pfirsichhaut
(inf) she’s a peachsie ist klasse (inf); it’s a peachdas ist prima or klasse or Spitze (all inf); a peach of a girl/dress/film etcein klasse Mädchen/Kleid/Film etc (all inf)
(= colour)Pfirsichton m
adjpfirsichfarben

peach

[piːtʃ]
1. n
a. (fruit) → pesca; (tree) → pesco
b. (fam) she's a peachè un amore
2. adj (blossom) → di pesco; (colour) → (color) pesca inv

peach

(piːtʃ) noun
1. a kind of juicy, soft-skinned fruit. She doesn't like peaches; (also adjective) a peach tree.
2. (also adjective) (of) the orange-pink colour of the fruit. Would you call that colour peach?; The walls are painted peach.

peach

خَوْخٌ broskev fersken Pfirsich ροδάκινο melocotón persikka pêche breskva pesca モモ 복숭아 perzik fersken brzoskwinia pêssego персик persika ลูกพีช şeftali quả đào 桃子