\ˈpē-chē \
peachier; peachiest

Definition of peachy 

1 : resembling a peach

2 : unusually fine : dandy

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Examples of peachy in a Sentence

That's just peachy with me. For the first few months of their marriage, everything was peachy.

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The actress kept her makeup simple, with minimal liner, a neutral shimmery lid, and a perfectly peachy lip color. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Joey King Shared Her Beauty Routine for TIFF 2018," 14 Sep. 2018 The former is hardy, thick-skinned, and prized for its acidity, while the latter is silkier on the palate with honeyed, peachy overtones. Benjamin Kemper, Condé Nast Traveler, "A Guide to Georgian Wine Country," 5 Sep. 2018 Conversely, second wife Marie (Cassia Thompson) insists that everything is peachy, even as her eyes betray panic and emptiness. Mike Fischer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Love and death in Spring Green: 'The Recruiting Officer,' 'Exit the King'," 3 July 2018 Vasanti Wonders of the World Concealer, $17, a two-shade concealer that targets dark circles on one side with its peachy, yellow, and orange tones; and target blemishes with the other side. Brooke Shunatona, Cosmopolitan, "The 30 Best Concealers That Will Completely Cover Your Acne," 22 Mar. 2016 The honey-like shade looks amazing against her warm skin, which glowed with a peachy blush at the New York City award show. Marci Robin, Allure, "Lucy Liu Dyed Her Signature Black Hair a Warm, Sandy Blonde Color," 23 May 2018 This stick also comes in lavender and peachy shades, if pink is too far out of your comfort zone. The Cut, "6 Must-Haves From Milk Makeup’s Massive Secret Sale," 12 June 2018 Underneath the land is a giant stretch of limestone, making the earth quite peachy. John Kass,, "Who knew peaches could be so political?," 12 July 2018 To complement her nude lashes, Nummelin brushed peachy pink shadows from the Sigma Beauty Warm Neutrals Volume 2 Eye Shadow Palette, specifically the color called Passion Fruit, and the Smoke Screen Eye Shadow Palette. Devon Abelman, Allure, "These Viral Nude Eyelashes Are the Utterly Unique Makeup Look I Never Knew I Needed," 28 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of peachy

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of peachy was in 1599

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English Language Learners Definition of peachy

: like a peach

: very good : fine or excellent

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