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delectable

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adjective de·lec·ta·ble \di-ˈlek-tə-bəl\

Simple Definition of delectable

  • : very pleasant to taste or smell

  • : very attractive

Full Definition of delectable

  1. 1 :  highly pleasing :  delightful <a delectable melody>

  2. 2 :  delicious <a delectable meal>

de·lec·ta·bil·i·ty play \-ˌlek-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
de·lec·ta·bly play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of delectable

  1. The meals he prepares are always delectable.

  2. one of the most delectable men she's ever met



Origin of delectable

Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin delectabilis, from delectare to delight — more at delight


First Known Use: 15th century


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delectable

noun de·lec·ta·ble

Definition of delectable

  1. :  something that is delectable; especially :  a delicious food item



Examples of delectable

  1. <a gourmet shop filled with delectables for every palate, albeit not for every pocketbook>



1921

First Known Use of delectable

1921



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