Definition of peachy in English:



  • 1Of the nature or appearance of a peach.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It does taste sort of peachy, with a good dose of sugar and some fizziness.’
    • ‘This Spanish white (don't let that put you off) is really peachy.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The flowers are absolutely gorgeous and the Indian stones change colour to a peachy orange in the rain.’
    • ‘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.’’
    • ‘He was wearing a black, woollen knee length overcoat, dark jeans and an orange or peachy coloured long sleeve shirt.’
    • ‘Carrots can be red, pink, peachy or golden yellow too.’
    • ‘The cosy kitchen is painted in a peachy terracotta she mixed herself.’
    • ‘Long winter trousers are here for now so you can hide your shameful peachy skin.’
    • ‘The result is a mouth-filling velvety vodka with subtle peachy notes.’
    • ‘Instead, it delivers a sinuous minerality larded with suave peachy fruit in perfectly poised understatement.’
    • ‘Beth, a local belle with peachy cheeks, is casting a line.’
  • 2North American informal Attractive; excellent.

    ‘everything is just peachy’
    • ‘Other areas of my life are less peachy.’
    • ‘Look, things just haven't been peachy for me, okay?’
    • ‘A ‘multi-prong’ strategy sounds like everything is peachy and under control.’
    • ‘Great, excellent, peachy, now I was snapping at a voice in my head.’
    • ‘Everything could be quite peachy and we may be anxious over nothing.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Life looks peachy for city slickers desperate to escape to the countryside and set up home in converted farm houses.’
    • ‘Musically, the album is pretty peachy, and there are very few weak songs.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Driving and then drinking, however, now that's just peachy.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The policy is some way past the whiteboard stage, and everybody is just peachy with it, whatever it is.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘But while everything on the outside looked peachy, the view from the inside of that Madrid hotel room was darkening rapidly.’
    • ‘Instead I'll assure you that everything is just peachy and I don't have a thing to complain about!’
    • ‘All looked peachy for the couple.’
    • ‘It also appears that as time's gone on, things have become less peachy between the speaker and the government.’
    • ‘I was feeling pretty peachy about how baby life was treating us until last Tuesday night.’
    • ‘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.’
    wonderful, marvellous, magnificent, superb, sublime, spectacular, lovely, excellent, fine, delightful, enjoyable, pleasurable
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