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delicious

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adjective de·li·cious \di-ˈli-shəs\

Simple Definition of delicious

  • : very pleasant to taste

  • : having a smell that suggests a very pleasant taste

  • : very pleasing or enjoyable

Full Definition of delicious

  1. 1 :  affording great pleasure :  delightful <delicious anecdotes>

  2. 2 :  appealing to one of the bodily senses especially of taste or smell

de·li·cious·ly adverb
de·li·cious·ness noun

Examples of delicious

  1. This is the most delicious ice cream I have ever eaten.

  2. Delicious aromas were floating from the kitchen.

  3. a delicious bit of gossip



Origin of delicious

Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin deliciosus, from Latin deliciae delights, from delicere to allure


First Known Use: 14th century


Delicious

noun de·li·cious

Definition of Delicious

plural De·li·cious·es or Delicious

  1. :  a sweet red or yellow eating apple of United States origin that has a crown of five rounded prominences on the end opposite the stem



Circa 1903

First Known Use of delicious

circa 1903

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