peach[ peech ]SEE DEFINITION OF peach
Synonyms for peach
- deep pink
- pale red
Antonyms for peach
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PEACH
He'll be all right, however; he's young, and healthy as a peach.
Where they trod it was as if peach pits were crushed beneath their feet.
Where peach and nectarine trees are managed with this paint, they are very rarely either hide-bound or attacked by insects.
Sweeten it, and add some peach water, or a few bitter almonds; let it boil up once, and put it into what forms you please.
Old apple and peach orchards are favorite places for Morels.
Now this Mrs. Armstrong here— Say, she's some peach, ain't she!
That Graham girl's a peach; all the fellers at the store's talkin' about her.
Raspberry, peach and apricot ice creams are made the same way.
Peach, apricot and blackberry soufles are made the same way.
This ground he cultivates and has a few apple, plum and peach trees in his yard.
c.1400 (late 12c. as a surname), from Old French pesche "peach, peach tree" (Old North French peske, Modern French pêche), and directly from Medieval Latin pesca, from Late Latin pessica, variant of persica "peach, peach tree," from Latin malum Persicum, literally "Persian apple," translating Greek Persikon malon, from Persis "Persia" (see Persian).
In ancient Greek Persikos could mean "Persian" or "the peach." The tree is native to China, but reached Europe via Persia. By 1663 William Penn observed peaches in cultivation on American plantations. Meaning "attractive woman" is attested from 1754; that of "good person" is from 1904. Peaches and cream in reference to a type of complexion is from 1901. Peach blossom as a color is from 1702. Georgia has been the Peach State since 1939.