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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.
A little over an hour from Sydney CBD lies Palm Beach, or Palmy as locals call it.
(Seated, from left) Joe Rebano, Orly Salientes, your columnist, Palmy Layug and Victor Ngo (standing, from left) VA and Eni Alba, Inday Salientes, Brenda Ngo, Nini Layug, Judith Tan, Grace Gobing and Jayelles' Roselle Rebano.
The seven Swiss foundations - one for each graft count - were identified as Maler, Rayby, Palmy, Azio-Verso-Vibur, Aguamina, Avertina- Xandy-Wintrop-Charis-Scholari-Valamao-Spinus and Banque Paribas-Gladiator-Mabari-Volubries-Cesar-Gardenia.
These foundations include Maler Establishment, Trinidad Foundation, Rayby Foundation, Palmy Foundation, Vibur Foundation, Aguamina Foundation, and Avertina Foundation.
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.