triumphant

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From Old French, from Latin triumphans. Surface analysis is triumph +‎ -ant (adjective ending).

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  • IPA(key): /tɹaɪˈʌmfənt/

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triumphant (comparative more triumphant, superlative most triumphant)

  1. Celebrating victory.
    a triumphant chariot
    So shall it be in the church triumphant.
    Athena, war's triumphant maid...
    • 2014 November 14, Stephen Halliday, “Scotland 1-0 Republic of Ireland: Maloney the hero”, in The Scotsman[1]:
      Strachan emerged triumphant from the battle of former Celtic managers at the venue where they both enjoyed some of the highest points of their coaching careers.

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triumphant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of triumphō