[syn: triumphant, victorious]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Triumphant \Tri*um"phant\, a. [L. triumphans, p. pr. of
triumphare: cf. F. triomphant. See Triumph, v. i.]
1. Rejoicing for victory; triumphing; exultant.
Successful beyond hope to lead ye forth
Triumphant out of this infernal pit. --Milton.
2. Celebrating victory; expressive of joy for success; as, a
triumphant song or ode.
3. Graced with conquest; victorious.
Athena, war's triumphant maid. --Pope.
So shall it be in the church triumphant. --Perkins.
4. Of or pertaining to triumph; triumphal. [Obs.]
Captives bound to a triumphant car. --Shak.
Church triumphant, the church in heaven, enjoying a state
of triumph, her warfare with evil being over; --
distinguished from church militant. See under
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: joyful and proud especially because of triumph or
success; "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day";
"a triumphal success"; "a triumphant shout" [syn:
exultant, exulting, jubilant, prideful,
rejoicing, triumphal, triumphant]
2: experiencing triumph [syn: triumphant, victorious]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "triumphant":
ascendant, assured of success, cock-a-hoop, coming, conquering,
crowing, crowned with success, defeating, dominant, elate, elated,
exultant, exulting, flushed, flushed with success, fortunate,
gloating, in ascendancy, in high feather, in the ascendant,
jubilant, made, on the up-and-up, on top, out in front, overcoming,
prevailing, prosperous, rejoicing, succeeding, successful,
surefire, triumphal, undefeated, vanquishing, victorious,