Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Resembling a peach, especially in color or texture.
  • adj. Informal Splendid; fine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling a peach, peach-like.
  • adj. Very good, excellent

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling a peach or peaches.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Resembling a peach, especially in color or texture; of the nature of the peach.
  • n. A fermented drink made from peaches.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. very good
  • adj. of something resembling a peach in color

Etymologies

peach +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And, of course, it's got to pass the sniff test: It should have an aroma that can best be described as "peachy."

    It's a peachy-keen time to eat 'em and keep 'em

  • Wow this will just go over "peachy" with the black vote.

    Clinton touts support from 'white Americans'

  • She had a wide, laughing mouth, searching grey eyes and the kind of peachy complexion most New York women would kill for.

    Black Blade

  • Perry was made to some extent from pears, and was advertised for sale in the _Boston News Letter_, and one traveller told of "peachy" made from peaches.

    Customs and Fashions in Old New England

  • Clark and Lois pretending everything was "peachy" in front of Martha Kent.

    Mania News Feed

  • In fact, that was OK by them. same with the constant death threats Sarah Palin and her family are subjected to now, but again, that's just 'peachy' with the vast majority of the particpants here.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Mon 28 Jun 10 (04: 05pm) ahahahahahaha, sounds like everthings just "peachy"

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Michelle Eroica Reisling (2005) - Supposedly, this is has a "slate" taste, but it's kind of peachy to me, and it goes down smooth.

    South of the James

  • Its acronym, PCHI, is pronounced "peachy," a breezy nickname that does not describe how Soran feels when he reviews figures showing a steady drain of his business to Partners doctors, who are paid 15 percent to 40 percent more than his doctors, based on Blue Cross rates.

    t r u t h o u t

  • Alex Pachis, 15, said parents aren't getting a "peachy" child when they take in a foster child.

    Bakersfield.com Latest news

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