: highly pleasing <a delightful surprise>
— de·light·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
— de·light·ful·ness noun
Examples of DELIGHTFUL
- It has been delightful meeting you.
- That was a delightful party.
First Known Use of DELIGHTFUL
Related to DELIGHTFUL
- 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
- disagreeable, pleasureless, unpalatable, unpleasant, unwelcome
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