peachy

Definition

  • adjective: like a peach
  • adjective: resembling a 'peach'
  • often used in an ironic way to describe something that is bad, unpleasant, etc.

Examples

  • She acts as if everything in her life is 'peachy keen' [='peachy'], but I don't think she's really happy.

  • “It's starting to rain.” “Oh, that's just 'peachy'! What are we going to do now?”

  • For the first few months of their marriage, everything was 'peachy'.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) - What are you talking about? You want to make me beg? No. All l want is an explanation. l just smashed my cab and lost my job. Besides that, everything is peachy! Thanks for asking. Would you just explain calmly? You don't know you won a trip to Fhloston for two for ten days? (..)
    1997 The Fifth Element
  • (..) .. I'II put my foot in your chest. Push off. .. You aII right? .. I'm just peachy. Can you heIp me get my boot off? .. Sorry. .. And that wouId be my beIt buckIe. .. (..)
    1999 Wild Wild West
  • (..) I know where we're going. He did the same thing on our trip to Shakopee. We were headed over there for the Crazy Days, and we... - OK. Really. We're just peachy, OK? - What you really need is the sweet taste of my homemade, organic fuel. No, it doesn't agree with my tank. (..)
    2006 Cars