adjective (palmier, palmiest)
- 1(Especially of a previous period) flourishing or successful: the palmy days of the 1970sMore example sentences
- The president failed to implement tax cuts during the palmy days: now his prodigality will force him to impose tax increases.
- There was more than one (perhaps as many as three) little pianos over the years at Russell Square - in his palmy days, old Sedley was certainly rich and doting enough to shower his daughter with expensive luxuries.
- The program ended with the return of the artist's final masterpiece, created just eighteen months before his premature death in 1973, and redolent of his troupe's young and palmy days.
- 2Covered with palms: a conference centre set among palmy trailsMore example sentences
- Your great indoors (plenty of marble, golden teak and a ripping sound system) open out to even greater domains of palmy glades and views of floating islands.
- Community business was often conducted on the all-sand eighteen-hole golf course, with the Giza Pyramids and the palmy Nile as a backdrop.
- Instead we are moving the mail over distances of hundreds of miles - over jungled mountains and high palmy savannahs - using high-frequency radio.