- The definition of triumphant is the feeling of being joyful, jubilant and proud after a success or victory.
The way you feel after your team wins the Superbowl is an example of triumphant.
- successful; victorious
- rejoicing for victory; exulting in success; elated
- Rare triumphal
- Obsolete magnificent
Origin: L triumphans, present participle of triumphare: see triumph
- triumphantly adverb
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- Exulting in success or victory.
- Victorious; conquering.
- Archaic Triumphal.
- Obsolete Magnificent; splendid.
- tri·umˈphant·ly adverb