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  • n. The state or quality of being peachy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character of being peachy.


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  • Nothing elaborate, though – a simple grilling with raspberry sauce, a salad, aslump, all designed to let their essential peachiness shine.

    Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's peach recipes

  • There is much more citrus in the beginning, the fragrance is more brisk, fresher, with none of the indolent smoky peachiness of the classic, but there is still a certain very Guerlain weightiness about the blend, a certain dark substantionality that is palpable under the breezier notes.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Coincidentally, as is often the way, I had just read a piece on it by Toby Litt in which he "examines the emotionally pompous, yet entirely endearing poetic peachiness" of this book with the helpful suggestion that one way to ensure success is just to sit down and read it in one go.

    Barker and Smart

  • This rich wine was dark gold in color, with a bit of peachiness around the edges when it's poured into the glass.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Eventually, G.E. got with the program and produced a lightbulb with the requisite amount of skin-flattering peachiness.

    An Immovable Feast

  • There is also some champaca, and in this context it is a continuation of the banana-semolina pudding: fruity, warm, sensual and soft, with rare glimpse of magnolia peachiness.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Life has been going along fairly peachy for us over the past few months, so we thought we'd put that peachiness to the test by enjoying each other's company for at least a solid 3,000 miles.

    bluemeany Diary Entry

  • She was soft and colourful, painted to a perfect peachiness, young -- twenty-four and looking less; old as the world and wise.

    The Best British Short Stories of 1922

  • I expected a candy concoction, but this had citrussy nuttiness with just a smidge of pineapply peachiness, but not an overly disturbing amount.

    Golly's Wine Drops


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