triumphant

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adjective tri·um·phant \trī-ˈəm(p)-fənt\

Definition of triumphant

  1. 1 :  victorious, conquering <triumphant armies>

  2. 2 archaic :  of or relating to a triumph

  3. 3 :  rejoicing for or celebrating victory <a triumphant shout>

  4. 4 :  notably successful <a triumphant performance>

triumphantly

adverb

Examples of triumphant in a sentence

  1. <the triumphant bidder on the house>

  2. <he was positively triumphant when the school troublemaker finally got expelled>

15th Century

First Known Use of triumphant

15th century


TRIUMPHANT Defined for English Language Learners

triumphant

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adjective tri·um·phant \trī-ˈəm(p)-fənt\

Definition of triumphant for English Language Learners

  • : resulting in victory or success

  • : celebrating victory or success


TRIUMPHANT Defined for Kids

triumphant

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adjective tri·um·phant \trī-ˈəm-fənt\

Definition of triumphant for Students

  1. 1 :  victorious, successful

  2. 2 :  rejoicing for or celebrating victory

triumphantly

adverb


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