Share this entry

peachy Line breaks: peachy
Pronunciation: /ˈpiːtʃi/

Definition of peachy in English:

adjective (peachier, peachiest)

1Of the nature or appearance of a peach.
Example sentences
  • For example people with blonde, auburn or ginger-brown hair are warm and should choose peachy, coral or orange pinks.
  • Velvety-soft and topped with a pleasing peachy flavour, it is not far off the quality of the white wines produced from the Viognier grape in the northern Rhône, France - and they cost at least £20.
  • Shiraz Viognier is not a rosé, but a red made using a small amount of Viognier - usually 5-10%, all that is needed for the peachy Viognier to add perfume.
2 (also peachy-keen) informal , chiefly North American Attractive; excellent: everything is just peachy
More example sentences
  • Great, excellent, peachy, now I was snapping at a voice in my head.
  • I think last year I wrote some nauseating guff about how lovely and peachy it all is, and how single people should be jolly happy and all the rest, because I was all loved up with Marianne.
  • Feelings may not be your forte, but giving them the attention they need, rather than pretending everything's peachy, makes them allies instead of enemies.



Example sentences
  • Again, can't you just see the peachiness of my life?
  • Crossing my arms over my chest, the peachiness of my skinny little arms accentuates the whiteness of my shirt.

Words that rhyme with peachy

caliche, Campeche, preachy, screechy

Definition of peachy in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coiffeur
Pronunciation: kwɑːˈfəː
a hairdresser