If you describe something or someone as delightful, you mean they are very pleasant.

It was the most delightful garden I had ever seen...

She remembered Lucy as beautiful, charming and absolutely delightful.

Derived words:
delightfully ADV-GRADED ADV adj/-ed

This delightfully refreshing cologne can be splashed on liberally.

...fine cheese and delightfully packaged foie gras.

English dictionary. 2008.


См. также в других словарях:

  • Delightful — Single by Ami Suzuki from the album Around the World A side Delightful …   Wikipedia

  • Delightful — Single par Ami Suzuki extrait de l’album Around the World Face A Delightful Face B About You... Hopeful (remix) Sortie 24 mars 2005 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Delightful — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Delightful» Sencillo de Ami Suzuki del álbum AROUND THE WORLD Publicación 24 de marzo del 2005 Formato CD …   Wikipedia Español

  • delightful — delightful, delicious, delectable, luscious mean extremely pleasing or gratifying to the senses or to aesthetic taste. Delightful, the least restricted in its application of these words, may refer to anything that affords keen, lively pleasure… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Delightful — De*light ful, a. Highly pleasing; affording great pleasure and satisfaction. Delightful bowers. Spenser. Delightful fruit. Milton. Syn: Delicious; charming. See {Delicious}. {De*light ful*ly}, adv. {De*light ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • delightful — index attractive, palatable, sapid, savory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • delightful — c.1400, from DELIGHT (Cf. delight) + FUL (Cf. ful). Related: Delightfully …   Etymology dictionary

  • delightful — [adj] pleasant, charming adorable, agreeable, alluring, ambrosial, amusing, attractive, beautiful, captivating, cheery, clever, congenial, darling, delectable, delicious, enchanting, engaging, enjoyable, entertaining, fair, fascinating,… …   New thesaurus

  • delightful — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ causing delight; very pleasing. DERIVATIVES delightfully adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • delightful — [di līt′səmdi līt′fəl] adj. giving delight; very pleasing; charming: also Archaic delightsome [di līt′səm] delightfully adv. delightfulness n …   English World dictionary

  • delightful — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem, sound ADVERB ▪ most, really ▪ It has been a most delightful evening. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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