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palmy

[ pah-mee ]SEE DEFINITION OF palmy
  • as inprosperous
  • as inbright
  • as inhalcyon

Synonyms for palmy

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Antonyms for palmy

  • destitute
  • failing
  • impoverished
  • lacking
  • needy
  • poor
  • unhappy
  • upset
  • wanting
  • weak
  • disadvantageous
  • hopeless
  • losing
  • unpromising
  • unprosperous
  • unsuccessful
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PALMY

Surely she never should have been Semiramis, even in her palmy day!

Such were the miseries of navigation in the palmy days of English adventure by sea.

"The palmy days of the drama, I suppose," interjected Handy.

It must have been just like the palmy days of the British Drama.

You should have heard the Sisters Belton in their palmy days at the Pav!

From about 250 to 400 years ago, were the high and palmy days of this 'dainty art.'

They were palmy, too; it must have hurt like thunder to be plucked out of them.

But, for the rest of it—Reed, I knew you in what you are pleased to call your palmy days.

Mrs Lynch had died before the commencement of Sim's palmy days.

He should have lived in Athens, in the palmy days of Grecian oratory.

WORD ORIGIN

"triumphant," c.1600, from palm (n.2) in the "triumph" sense + -y (2). Literal meaning "full of palms" attested from 1660s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PALMY

bright

adjectivehopeful, promising
  • airy
  • auspicious
  • benign
  • breezy
  • cheering
  • encouraging
  • excellent
  • favorable
  • golden
  • good
  • optimistic
  • palmy
  • propitious
  • prosperous
  • rosy

halcyon

adjectivecalm, peaceful
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