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palm·y

 (pä′mē)
adj. palm·i·er, palm·i·est
1. Of or relating to palm trees.
2. Covered with palm trees.
3. Prosperous; flourishing: palmy times for stockbrokers.

palmy

(ˈpɑːmɪ)
adj, palmier or palmiest
1. prosperous, flourishing, or luxurious: a palmy life.
2. covered with, relating to, or resembling palms: a palmy beach.

palm•y

(ˈpɑ mi)

adj. palm•i•er, palm•i•est.
1. prosperous or flourishing.
2. abounding in palms.
3. palmlike.
[1595–1605]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.palmy - very lively and profitable; "flourishing businesses"; "a palmy time for stockbrokers"; "a prosperous new business"; "doing a roaring trade"; "a thriving tourist center"; "did a thriving business in orchids"
successful - having succeeded or being marked by a favorable outcome; "a successful architect"; "a successful business venture"
Translations

palmy

[ˈpɑːmɪ] ADJpróspero, feliz
those palmy daysaquellos días tan prósperos

palmy

adj (+er) daysglücklich, unbeschwert
References in classic literature ?
thou famed leviathan, scarred like an iceberg, who so long did'st lurk in the Oriental straits of that name, whose spout was oft seen from the palmy beach of Ombay?
They are relics of the grandeur of Genoa's palmy days--the days when she was a great commercial and maritime power several centuries ago.
I remembered Port, Sherry, and Claret in my palmy dinner-days at the doctor's family-table; but certainly not Old Madeira.
their high and palmy days had taken boots to themselves, and were already walking off.
But though the green palmy cliffs of the land soon loomed on the starboard bow, and with delighted nostrils the fresh cinnamon was snuffed in the air, yet not a single jet was descried.
It must have been just like the palmy days of the British drama.
Also, of all unbelievable men to be in funds, he so found the town drunkard for whom he had bought many a drink in the old and palmy days.
We will not say that it was not in some measure proper, even in the barbarous ages which succeeded the overthrow of the Western Roman Empire by the Northern barbarians, and prolonged by new barbarian invasions from the East and the South till the eleventh century, though, perhaps, even in those ages it was at best only partially proper, because, in point of fact, the Graeco-Roman civilization did not wholly perish with the Roman Empire itself, and even the conquering barbarians brought with them many elements of civilization--and of a civilization superior to the Graeco-Roman in its most palmy days.
Prosecutors linked the Marcos couple-the dictator could not be tried because he died after only three years of exile in Hawaii-to entities such as Vibur and Avertina Foundations, Aguamina Foundation, Banque Paribas, Maler Establishment, and Trinidad, Rayby and Palmy Foundations.
Located in the Manawatu-Whanganui Region of the North Island of New Zealand, Palmerston North, or Palmy as its referred to by locals, is considered to be a business innovation hub.
In the opening scene of Hamlet, for example, Horatio speaks of "the most high and palmy state of Rome" (1.
Called "The Red Oasis" due to the oases galore and abundance of palmy forests, the town's main oases are Tinerkouk, Okarout, Sherwin and Kharora, all of which are dotted with red castles dating back to the 13th century.