Definition of delightful in English:


Syllabification: de·light·ful
Pronunciation: /dəˈlītfəl


Causing delight; charming: a delightful secluded garden
More example sentences
  • The salmon was moist and succulent, the pastry buttery, rich and golden, delightful.
  • And then today some delightful woman decided she would join the plebs and go swimming.
  • She was a delightful woman and made a enormous contribution to the council.
amusing, entertaining, diverting;
gratifying, satisfying;
informal great, super, fabulous, fab, terrific, heavenly, divine, grand, brilliant, peachy, ducky
informal dreamy, divine, -licious



More example sentences
  • This one looks particularly attractive but then the course has many delightfully aesthetic qualities.
  • Filled with millions of tiny down feathers yet so delightfully light.
  • What followed was perhaps the most delightfully absurd story that had the entire audience laughing out loud.


More example sentences
  • That is its delightfulness summed up right there.
  • Something about movies that announce their delightfulness so aggressively is kind of off-putting.
  • There is a delightfulness in the relative ease with which these modest works register a psychological force similar to that of the more physically grand pieces.

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