Feeling or showing great pleasure: a delighted smile [with infinitive]: we were delighted to see her
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- Instead of being rewarded with a delighted smile, there was an awkward, bitter smirk.
- It was a source of delighted surprise to his friends to discover his expert knowledge of food and wines.
- I even wrote an essay about the joys of dentistry which was presented to my delighted dentist.
- Example sentences
- Or maybe they placed 2p into a ‘penny fall’ machine then watched delightedly as a handful of coins clattered into the ‘win’ tray.
- Certainly the acceptance speech was a series of such one-liners delivered on a circular stage, while the convention delegates pitched in delightedly with the expected applause.
- ‘She will kill him,’ said one source delightedly.
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