Pronunciation Noun

peach (plural peaches)

  1. A tree (Prunus persica), native to China and now widely cultivated throughout temperate regions, having pink flowers and edible fruit.
  2. The soft juicy stone fruit of the peach tree, having yellow flesh, downy, red-tinted yellow skin, and a deeply sculptured pit or stone containing a single seed.
  3. A light moderate to strong yellowish pink to light orange color.
  4. (informal) A particularly admirable or pleasing person or thing.
Synonyms Translations Translations Translations
  • French: pêche
  • Italian: color pesca
  • Portuguese: cor pêssego
  • Russian: пе́рсик
  • Spanish: perita en dulce (colloquial)


  1. Of or pertaining to the color peach.
  2. Particularly pleasing or agreeable.
Synonyms Antonyms Verb

peach (peaches, present participle peaching; past and past participle peached)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) To inform on someone; turn informer.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To inform against.
Synonyms Translations
  • Russian: я́бедничать

peach (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy, obsolete, Cornwall) A particular rock found in tin mines, sometimes associated with chlorite.


peach (plural peaches)

  1. (US, informal) A native or resident of Georgia in the United States.
  2. A female given name.

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