Definition of peachy in English:

peachy

adjective

  • 1Of the nature or appearance of a peach.

    • ‘For example people with blonde, auburn or ginger-brown hair are warm and should choose peachy, coral or orange pinks.’
    • ‘It's creamy and peachy with a little touch of oak.’
    • ‘Long winter trousers are here for now so you can hide your shameful peachy skin.’
    • ‘It does taste sort of peachy, with a good dose of sugar and some fizziness.’
    • ‘Sal paused. ‘I'd kiss you now, but you're wearing plum and I'm all peachy and we'd end up a fruit salad.’’
    • ‘This Spanish white (don't let that put you off) is really peachy.’
    • ‘He was wearing a black, woollen knee length overcoat, dark jeans and an orange or peachy coloured long sleeve shirt.’
    • ‘Beth, a local belle with peachy cheeks, is casting a line.’
    • ‘The result is a mouth-filling velvety vodka with subtle peachy notes.’
    • ‘The flowers are absolutely gorgeous and the Indian stones change colour to a peachy orange in the rain.’
    • ‘She was glowing, with the sort of peachy complexion that makes the words ‘baby’ and ‘bottom’ spring to mind.’
    • ‘Subtle peachy and oatmeal notes can be recognised on the nose, palate and finish.’
    • ‘The cosy kitchen is painted in a peachy terracotta she mixed herself.’
    • ‘My first glimpse was of her bottom and what a peachy bum it is!’
    • ‘This was a very tasty, perfectly dressed little salad balancing the peppery leaves with the juicy, peachy, sweet fruit.’
    • ‘Ripe, floral peachy aromas with distant soft buttery scents offers up lemon tinged almond flavours that roll on to a lingering mineral edge on the finish.’
    • ‘Instead, it delivers a sinuous minerality larded with suave peachy fruit in perfectly poised understatement.’
    • ‘Shiraz Viognier is not a rosé, but a red made using a small amount of Viognier - usually 5-10%, all that is needed for the peachy Viognier to add perfume.’
    • ‘Carrots can be red, pink, peachy or golden yellow too.’
    • ‘Velvety-soft and topped with a pleasing peachy flavour, it is not far off the quality of the white wines produced from the Viognier grape in the northern Rhône, France - and they cost at least £20.’
  • 2North American informal Attractive; excellent.

    ‘everything is just peachy’
    • ‘Great, excellent, peachy, now I was snapping at a voice in my head.’
    • ‘Life looks peachy for city slickers desperate to escape to the countryside and set up home in converted farm houses.’
    • ‘Driving and then drinking, however, now that's just peachy.’
    • ‘She's around when things are peachy, but when you're upset or frustrated because you have to deal with some muck in your life, like a family crisis, she pulls a disappearing act.’
    • ‘I'd break free of all my complexes, become one of those amazingly self possessed seniors I was always in awe of, and everything would be just peachy.’
    • ‘I was feeling pretty peachy about how baby life was treating us until last Tuesday night.’
    • ‘All looked peachy for the couple.’
    • ‘Feelings may not be your forte, but giving them the attention they need, rather than pretending everything's peachy, makes them allies instead of enemies.’
    • ‘I think last year I wrote some nauseating guff about how lovely and peachy it all is, and how single people should be jolly happy and all the rest, because I was all loved up with Marianne.’
    • ‘The policy is some way past the whiteboard stage, and everybody is just peachy with it, whatever it is.’
    • ‘Suddenly realising that the dream job you have is not so peachy after all is a common complaint I get from readers of my own age.’
    • ‘Now with a stronger lineup than ever, due to its inclusion of a second and accomplished songwriter, the future looks all bright and peachy for these chaps.’
    • ‘But while everything on the outside looked peachy, the view from the inside of that Madrid hotel room was darkening rapidly.’
    • ‘Musically, the album is pretty peachy, and there are very few weak songs.’
    • ‘Everything could be quite peachy and we may be anxious over nothing.’
    • ‘A ‘multi-prong’ strategy sounds like everything is peachy and under control.’
    • ‘It also appears that as time's gone on, things have become less peachy between the speaker and the government.’
    • ‘Other areas of my life are less peachy.’
    • ‘Instead I'll assure you that everything is just peachy and I don't have a thing to complain about!’
    • ‘Look, things just haven't been peachy for me, okay?’
    wonderful, marvellous, magnificent, superb, sublime, spectacular, lovely, excellent, fine, delightful, enjoyable, pleasurable
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Pronunciation:

peachy

/ˈpiːtʃi/