peachy

[pee-chee]
adjective, peachier, peachiest.
1.
resembling a peach, as in color or appearance.
2.
Informal. excellent; wonderful; fine.

Origin:
1590–1600; peach1 + -y1

peachiness, noun
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peachy (ˈpiːtʃɪ)
 
adj , peachier, peachiest
1.  of or like a peach, esp in colour or texture
2.  informal excellent; fine
 
'peachily
 
adv
 
'peachiness
 
n

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peachy (keen) definition


  1. mod.
    fine; excellent. : Your idea is really peachy!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Example sentences
It's interesting, data is produced, everything's peachy.
Yep, if everybody believed in my form of religion everything would be peachy.
It sports peachy yellow new leaves that shift to lime yellow in summer.
In this case, enlisting humans to do the work sounds peachy.
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