- 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 triumphantly
(Film can go there triumphantly…) Writing chases after the senses and conveys them in an altered form.Susan Minot on Africa, Joseph Kony, and the Limits of Writing About Love
February 10, 2014
This picture was posted on his Facebook page and it shows him triumphantly holding a big sailfish fish he has just caught.The 9/11 Scam: New York’s Disability Disgrace
January 8, 2014
If they turn into 4's, then the program's supporters will triumphantly point to them as evidence that the loans worked.Solyndra 2.0
April 2, 2013
Yet few synesthesiacs are as triumphantly assertive expressers of color in art as Mitchell was.Great Weekend Reads
May 29, 2011
"I have just been named the 98th sexiest woman in the world," he says triumphantly, referring to a recent ranking by FHM.Andrej Pejic: The Model Barnes & Noble Didn't Want You to See
May 20, 2011
If he carried her triumphantly off, doubtless his regret for that would eventually be as great.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
"So you did come to see grandpa after all," he cried, triumphantly.The Little Colonel
Annie Fellows Johnston
I made a dash, caught it in my hands and triumphantly brought it ashore.The Long Labrador Trail
And she dragged him from the execrated painting, she carried him off triumphantly.His Masterpiece
Upstairs in his room he triumphantly opened his desk before them.Doctor Pascal
- experiencing or displaying triumph
- exultant through triumph
Word Origin and History for triumphantly
late 15c., from Latin triumphantem, present participle of triumphare (see triumph).