triumphant

  • 1Triumphant — Tri*um phant, a. [L. triumphans, p. pr. of triumphare: cf. F. triomphant. See {Triumph}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. Rejoicing for victory; triumphing; exultant. [1913 Webster] Successful beyond hope to lead ye forth Triumphant out of this infernal… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2triumphant — index prevailing (having superior force), successful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3triumphant — late 15c., from L. triumphantem, prp. of triumphare (see TRIUMPH (Cf. triumph)) …

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  • 4triumphant — [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,… …

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  • 5triumphant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having won a battle or contest; victorious. 2) jubilant after a victory or achievement. DERIVATIVES triumphantly adverb …

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  • 6triumphant — [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 …

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  • 7triumphant — 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

  • 8triumphant — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound ▪ emerge, return ▪ The Democrats have emerged triumphant from …

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  • 9triumphant — 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

  • 10triumphant — 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

  • 11triumphant — 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… …

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  • 12triumphant — [[t]traɪʌ̱mfənt[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone who is triumphant has gained a victory or succeeded in something and feels very happy about it. Duncan and his triumphant soldiers celebrate their military victory... The captain s voice was triumphant...… …

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  • 13triumphant — 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 > • …

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  • 14triumphant — adj. triumphant in; over * * * [traɪ ʌmf(ə)nt] over triumphant in …

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  • 15triumphant — adjective 1) the triumphant Swedish team Syn: victorious, successful, winning, conquering, all conquering; undefeated, unbeaten Ant: unsuccessful, defeated 2) a triumphant expression Syn …

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  • 16triumphant — adjective 1) the triumphant team Syn: victorious, successful, winning, conquering 2) a triumphant expression Syn: jubilant, exultant, celebratory, elated, joyful, delighted, gleeful …

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  • 17triumphant — triumphantly, adv. /truy um feuhnt/, adj. 1. having achieved victory or success; victorious; successful. 2. exulting over victory; rejoicing over success; exultant. 3. Archaic. triumphal (def. 1). 4. Obs. splendid; magnificent. [1485 95; < L&#8230; …

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  • 18triumphant — adjective Celebrating victory a triumphant chariot Syn: triumphal See Also: triumph …

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  • 19triumphant — See triumphal, triumphant …

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  • 20triumphant — adjective 1 having gained a victory or success: the triumphant army 2 expressing pleasure and pride because of your victory or success triumphantly adverb: “I ve done it!” he shouted triumphantly …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English