palmy

  • 1 Palmy — Palm y, a. 1. Bearing palms; abounding in palms; derived from palms; as, a palmy shore. Pope. [1913 Webster] His golden sands and palmy wine. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 2. Worthy of the palm; flourishing; prosperous. [1913 Webster] In the most… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 palmy — ► ADJECTIVE (palmier, palmiest) ▪ comfortable and prosperous: the palmy days of the 1970s …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 palmy — [päm′ē] adj. palmier, palmiest 1. abounding in or shaded by palm trees 2. of or like a palm or palms 3. flourishing; prosperous [palmy days] …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 palmy — index prosperous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 palmy — (adj.) triumphant, c.1600, from PALM (Cf. palm) (n.2) in the triumph sense + Y (Cf. y) (2) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 Palmy — Infobox Musical artist Name = Palmy Img capt = Img size = Background = solo singer Birth name = Eve Parncheroen Born = birth date and age|1981|8|7 Bangkok, Thailand Origin = Bangkok, Thailand Instrument = Vocals Genre = Pop Rock Occupation =… …

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  • 7 palmy — /pah mee/, adj., palmier, palmiest. 1. glorious, prosperous, or flourishing: the palmy days of yesteryear. 2. abounding in or shaded with palms: palmy islands. 3. palmlike. [1595 1605; PALM2 + Y1] Syn. 1. bounteous, booming, halcyon, rosy. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 8 palmy — adjective (palmier; est) Date: 1602 1. marked by prosperity ; flourishing < the palmy days of the British drama Oscar Wilde > 2. abounding in or bearing palms …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 palmy — adjective /ˈpɑːmi/ a) Of, related to, or covered with palm trees. So, all things being equal, from the beginning of my stay with Travis, I was in as palmy and benign a state as I could remember in many years. b) Prosperous, flourishing, booming… …

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  • 10 palmy — adjective (palmier, palmiest) 1》 comfortable and prosperous: the palmy days of the 1970s. 2》 covered with palms …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 11 palmy — adjective used to describe a period of time when people have money and life is good: in the palmy days of Elizabeth I …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 palmy — /ˈpami/ (say pahmee) adjective (palmier, palmiest) 1. glorious, prosperous, or flourishing. 2. having many palms or shaded with palms: palmy islands. 3. palm like. {palm2 + y1} …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 13 palmy — adj. (palmier, palmiest) 1 of or like or abounding in palms. 2 triumphant, flourishing (palmy days) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 palmy — Synonyms and related words: balmy, blooming, blossoming, booming, clear, exuberant, fair, fat, flourishing, flowering, fruiting, going strong, halcyon, in full swing, in good case, piping, prospering, rosy, sleek, thriving, vigorous …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 PALMY`RA —    a ruined city of Asia Minor, 150 m. NE. of Damascus, once situated in an oasis near the Arabian desert; a place of importance, and said to have been founded by Solomon for commercial purposes; of imposing magnificence as it ruins testify, as… …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 16 palmy — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. prosperous, glorious, delightful; see rich 1 , successful , triumphant …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 palmy — palm|y [ palmi, pami ] adjective 1. ) covered with a lot of palm trees 2. ) LITERARY used about a time when life is enjoyable and people have few problems …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 palmy — palm·y || pÉ‘(l)mɪ /pɑːmɪ adj. flourishing, thriving; successful, prosperous; covered in palm trees …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 palmy — a. 1. Palm producing, palmiferous. 2. Prosperous, fortunate, flourishing, victorious, glorious, thriving, happy, joyous, halcyon, golden, Saturnian, worthy of the palm …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 palmy — adj prosperous, thriving, golden, flourishing, halcyon; wonderful, wondrous, marvelous, spectacular, fabulous, winning; delightful, charming, captivating, enchanting, delectable; excellent, superb, splendid, consummate, Inf. peachy, Brit. Si.… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder