Definition of delectable in English:

delectable

Line breaks: de¦lect|able
Pronunciation: /dɪˈlɛktəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Derivatives

delectability

Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • Oh, the sweetness of the irony, the delectability of the situation.
  • And if so, are the male viewer's prurient cravings exposed or validated by the esthetic delectability of such images?
  • Early colonists of the Eastern seaboard were astonished by the abundance, size and delectability of striped bass.

delectably

adverb
More example sentences
  • Leafy greens (including arugula, dandelion leaves and I think I even tasted sorrel) are delectably dressed with balsamic vinegar, olive oil and fresh oregano.
  • I started with a green salad that was fantastically fresh and the Japanese dressing was delectably tasty.
  • Barcelona is delightfully brash where Paris is delectably haughty, but Madrid?

Origin

late Middle English: via Old French from Latin delectabilis, from delectare 'to charm' (see delight).

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