triumphant
adjective Date: 15th century 1. victorious, conquering <
triumphant armies
>
2. archaic of or relating to a triumph 3. rejoicing for or celebrating victory <
a triumphant shout
>
4. notably successful <
a triumphant performance
>
triumphantly adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • triumphant — index prevailing (having superior force), successful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • triumphant — late 15c., from L. triumphantem, prp. of triumphare (see TRIUMPH (Cf. triumph)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • triumphant — [adj] successful boastful, celebratory, champion, conquering, dominant, elated, exultant, glorious, happy, in the lead*, jubilant, looking good, lucky, on top, out front*, prizewinning, proud, rejoicing, swaggering, triumphal, unbeaten,… …   New thesaurus

  • triumphant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having won a battle or contest; victorious. 2) jubilant after a victory or achievement. DERIVATIVES triumphantly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • triumphant — [trī um′fənt] adj. [L triumphans, prp. of triumphare: see TRIUMPH] 1. successful; victorious 2. rejoicing for victory; exulting in success; elated 3. rare var. of TRIUMPHAL 4. Obs. magnificent triumphantly adv …   English World dictionary

  • triumphant — triumphal, triumphant Triumphal is a classifying word denoting things connected with victory, such as a triumphal arch or a triumphal procession. Triumphant is more descriptive and means ‘exulting in a victory or success’ with a wide range of… …   Modern English usage

  • triumphant — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound ▪ emerge, return ▪ The Democrats have emerged triumphant from …   Collocations dictionary

  • triumphant — tri|um|phant [traıˈʌmfənt] adj 1.) showing pleasure and pride because of a victory or success ▪ I feel exhausted, but also triumphant. triumphant look/smile/expression etc ▪ a triumphant grin 2.) having gained a victory or success ▪ the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • triumphant — tri|um|phant [ traı ʌmfənt ] adjective 1. ) showing that you are very pleased or excited about a victory or success: a triumphant smile/laugh/yell a ) a triumphant event is one in which someone has been successful or has won a victory: The… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • triumphant — UK [traɪˈʌmfənt] / US adjective 1) a) showing that you are very pleased or excited about a victory or success a triumphant smile/laugh/yell b) a triumphant event is one in which someone has been successful or has won a victory The president made… …   English dictionary

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