delightful


de·light·ful

adjective \di-ˈlīt-fəl, dē-\

: very pleasant : giving or causing delight

Full Definition of DELIGHTFUL

:  highly pleasing <a delightful surprise>
de·light·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
de·light·ful·ness noun

Examples of DELIGHTFUL

  1. It has been delightful meeting you.
  2. That was a delightful party.

First Known Use of DELIGHTFUL

circa 1530

Related to DELIGHTFUL

Synonyms
agreeable, blessed (also blest), congenial, darling, delectable, delicious, pleasant, delightsome, dreamy, dulcet, enjoyable, felicitous, good, grateful, gratifying, heavenly, jolly, luscious, nice, palatable, pleasing, pleasurable, pretty, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, tasty, welcome
Antonyms
disagreeable, pleasureless, unpalatable, unpleasant, unwelcome

Rhymes with DELIGHTFUL

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