palmy

[ pah-mee ]
/ ˈpɑ mi /

adjective, palm·i·er, palm·i·est.

glorious, prosperous, or flourishing: the palmy days of yesteryear.
abounding in or shaded with palms: palmy islands.

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Origin of palmy

First recorded in 1595–1605; palm2 + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for palmy

palmy
/ (ˈpɑːmɪ) /

adjective palmier or palmiest

prosperous, flourishing, or luxuriousa palmy life
covered with, relating to, or resembling palmsa palmy beach
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