very lively and profitable;
"a palmy time for stockbrokers"
"a prosperous new business"
"doing a roaring trade"
"a thriving tourist center"
"did a thriving business in orchids"
- Every trade is thriving.
- The domestic communication of science and technology is gradually thriving.
- There is a thriving demand for Chinese medicinal herbs in this area.
- He had managed to create the entirely spurious impression that the company was thriving.