triumphant meaning

triumphant meaning

If you’re triumphant, you’re proud of a huge success, like your triumphant victory at your ping-pong tournament.

Winning an honor or a competition means that you’re triumphant. The joy you feel about your win is called described as triumphant. You might flash a triumphant smile at the audience during the curtain call after your excellent performance in the school play. Triumphant comes from the Latin word triumphus, which means triumph, but also describes a procession for a victorious general or admiral.

Definitions of triumphant
  1. adjective

    experiencing triumph



  2. adjective

    joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success

    triumphant shout”

    exultant, exulting, jubilant, prideful, rejoicing, triumphal

    elated, giddy

    exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits
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