Definition of triumphalist in US English:


adjective & noun

  • See triumphalism

    • ‘No matter what the triumphalists say, there's no money in blogging and probably never will be for most people.’
    • ‘They accuse the Order of being sectarian and triumphalist.’
    • ‘The triumphalists have given very little thought to these issues.’
    • ‘The triumphalists hadn't predicted it either, let alone noticed the hollow centre of this great victory, but that is beside the point.’
    • ‘We are beginning to realise that the triumphalist narratives of ‘progress’ always come with considerable ecological and cultural costs.’