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Webster 1913 Edition


Palmy

Palm′y

,
Adj.
1.
Bearing palms; abounding in palms; derived from palms;
as, a
palmy
shore
.
Pope.
His golden sands and
palmy
wine.
Goldsmith.
2.
Worthy of the palm; flourishing; prosperous.
In the most high and
palmy
state of Rome.
Shakespeare

Webster 1828 Edition


Palmy

PALMY

,
Adj.
p`amy. Bearing palms.

Definition 2022


palmy

palmy

English

Adjective

palmy (comparative palmier, superlative palmiest)

  1. (obsolete) Made out of palm leaves or palm sap. [15th-19th c.]
  2. Of, related to, or covered with palm trees. [from 16th c.]
  3. Prosperous, flourishing, booming or thriving. [from 17th c.]
    • 1890, Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Vintage 2007, p. 46:
      ‘It must have been just like the palmy days of the British Drama.’
    • 1967, William Styron, The Confessions of Nat Turner, Vintage 2004, p. 48:
      So, all things being equal, from the beginning of my stay with Travis, I was in as palmy and benign a state as I could remember in many years.

Anagrams


Czech

Noun

palmy

  1. genitive singular of palma
  2. nominative plural of palma
  3. accusative plural of palma
  4. vocative plural of palma

Polish

Noun

palmy

  1. genitive singular of palma
  2. nominative plural of palma
  3. accusative plural of palma
  4. vocative plural of palma

Verb

palmy

  1. first-person plural imperative of palić