adjective (peachier; -est) Date: 1599 1. resembling a peach 2. unusually fine ; dandy

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  • Peachy — Peach y (p[=e]ch [y^]), a. Resembling a peach or peaches. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peachy — 1590s, from PEACH (Cf. peach) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Slang sense of “attractive” attested by 1900 …   Etymology dictionary

  • peachy — [pē′chē] adj. peachier, peachiest 1. peachlike, as in color or texture ☆ 2. [Old Slang] fine, excellent, etc. peachiness n …   English World dictionary

  • Peachy — Infobox Single Name = Peachy Caption = Artist = Missy Higgins from Album = On a Clear Night A side = Droving Woman * The Book Song (Live) * 100 Round The Bends (Live) * Don t Ever (Live) B side = Released = November 10,2007 Format = Digital… …   Wikipedia

  • peachy — [[t]pi͟ːtʃi[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n, ADJ colour If you describe something as peachy, you mean that it tastes or smells like a peach or is similar in colour to a peach. ...a rich, peachy dessert wine. ...peachy pink. 2) ADJ GRADED If you say …   English dictionary

  • peachy — peach|y [ pitʃi ] adjective 1. ) peachy or peachy keen INFORMAL excellent or nice 2. ) similar to a PEACH in color, taste, or smell …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • peachy — adjective (peachier, peachiest) 1》 of the nature or appearance of a peach. 2》 (also peachy keen) informal, chiefly N. Amer. attractive or excellent: everything is just peachy. Derivatives peachiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • peachy — UK [ˈpiːtʃɪ] / US [ˈpɪtʃɪ] adjective Word forms peachy : adjective peachy comparative peachier superlative peachiest 1) similar to a peach in colour, taste, or smell 2) mainly American informal excellent or nice …   English dictionary

  • peachy — adjective 1. very good he did a bully job a neat sports car had a great time at the party you look simply smashing • Syn: ↑bang up, ↑bully, ↑corking, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • peachy — Synonyms and related words: OK, ace high, bad, bang up, bonzer, boss, bully, but good, cool, corking, crackerjack, dandy, delicious, divine, downy, ducky, fab, feathery, fine and dandy, flossy, fluffy, furry, fuzzy, gear, glorious, great, groovy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • peachy — peach|y [ˈpi:tʃi] adj 1.) tasting or looking like a peach ▪ a delicious peachy flavour 2.) AmE informal very good or pleasant …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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