noun[mass noun] formal , chiefly humorous
Pleasure and delight: they had all manner of rock ‘n’ roll goodies for our delectation
More example sentences
- And now, for your delight and delectation: My First Online Column.
- And for your delight and delectation - you too can try it out here.
- I've finally got together some new links for your pleasure and delectation.
late Middle English: via Old French from Latin delectatio(n-), from delectare 'to charm' (see delight).