- having achieved victory or success; victorious; successful.
- exulting over victory; rejoicing over success; exultant.
- Archaic. triumphal(def 1).
- Obsolete. splendid; magnificent.
Origin of triumphant
Examples from the Web for triumphant
I spoke to Ruehli on Sunday by phone and was amazed by her triumphant tone.Here’s What She’d Tell Bill Cosby Today
December 9, 2014
Now San Bernardino County authorities have announced a triumphant conclusion to their lengthy investigation into the case.Family's Best Friend Charged With Murdering Them All
November 7, 2014
Patton is a triumphant representative of resistance in black America.How We Got to Ferguson—a Reading List
August 23, 2014
Even in their ultimate sorrow, Audra—and Billie—were triumphant.Billie Holiday, Barack Obama, and the Pain of Black Women
June 22, 2014
Of course, she immediately embraces Venkman—himself now redeemed—and the film concludes on a triumphant note.The Scathing Sexual Politics of ‘Ghostbusters’
June 7, 2014
Aspasia remained in Athens, triumphant over the laws of religion and morality.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
And Avice Milbrey was to marry Shepler, the triumphant money-king.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
A moment and she had buckled it into place with a triumphant cluck.Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus
Jessie Graham Flower
I look with confidence to her malady as my triumphant vindication.
I call on you, dear Alicia, for congratulations: I am my own self, gay and triumphant!Lady Susan
- experiencing or displaying triumph
- exultant through triumph
Word Origin and History for triumphant
late 15c., from Latin triumphantem, present participle of triumphare (see triumph).