Search Result for "triumphant":
1. joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success;
- Example: "rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day"
- Example: "a triumphal success"
- Example: "a triumphant shout"
[syn: exultant, exulting, jubilant, prideful, rejoicing, triumphal, triumphant]
2. experiencing triumph;
[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.] [1913 Webster] 1. Rejoicing for victory; triumphing; exultant. [1913 Webster] Successful beyond hope to lead ye forth Triumphant out of this infernal pit. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Celebrating victory; expressive of joy for success; as, a triumphant song or ode. [1913 Webster] 3. Graced with conquest; victorious. [1913 Webster] Athena, war's triumphant maid. --Pope. [1913 Webster] So shall it be in the church triumphant. --Perkins. [1913 Webster] 4. Of or pertaining to triumph; triumphal. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Captives bound to a triumphant car. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Church triumphant, the church in heaven, enjoying a state of triumph, her warfare with evil being over; -- distinguished from church militant. See under Militant. [1913 Webster]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, winning