\ ˈpē-chē How to pronounce peachy (audio) \
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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Skipping between shows, Reese and Molly Blutstein’s scattered freckles and bare, peachy complexions offered a soft balance to their more daring ensembles. Vogue, "The Best Street Style Beauty Looks From the Spring 2019 Shows," 4 Oct. 2018 Our favorite part, though, has to be the range of retro milkglass, offered in a true-to-original jadeite color, as well as a peachy pink variety. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "Chip and Jo Gaines's New Hearth & Hand Collection for Target Has Jadeite, Chic Table Linens, and More," 19 Feb. 2019 And while things didn't exactly end up peachy for those two on the show, luckily, Patrick Dempsey and Kate Walsh are still good friends IRL. Michelle Manetti, Good Housekeeping, "'Grey's Anatomy' Fans Are Losing It Over the Comment Patrick Dempsey Left on Kate Walsh's Instagram," 28 Jan. 2019 On top of that, there are two brand new glitter glosses and a new Kissmas Matte Lip Kit in a peachy brown nude. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "Kylie Jenner Just Revealed Her Entire 2018 Holiday Makeup Collection on Instagram," 14 Nov. 2018 One is peachy, one is pinky, and one is a deeper mauve color that is good for darker skin tones. Sophia Panych, Allure, "Kim Kardashian Spills the Details on KKW Beauty's New Classic Blossom Makeup Collection," 19 Sep. 2018 Lo, if only taxes were higher, state budgets would be peachy. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "Why Your Pension Is Doomed," 19 July 2018 Life seems peachy, but then comes the twists and turns. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "The 10 Best Fashion Movies That Aren't The Devil Wears Prada," 24 Dec. 2018 The peachy-pink of Orgasm looks good on literally everyone, and has even earned the support of Pinterest users. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "What Nars's Orgasm Blush Looks Like on 17 Different Skin Tones," 16 Oct. 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
chiefly US, informal : very good : fine or excellent

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an act or instance of returning to life

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