Definition of delicious
1 : affording great pleasure : delightful a delicious bit of gossip
2 : appealing to one of the bodily senses especially of taste or smell a delicious meal delicious aromas
Examples of delicious in a sentence
This is the most delicious ice cream I have ever eaten.
Delicious aromas were floating from the kitchen.
a delicious bit of gossip
Origin and Etymology of delicious
Middle English, from Middle French, from Late Latin deliciosus, from Latin deliciae delights, from delicere to allure
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of Delicious
: a sweet red or yellow eating apple of U.S. origin that has a crown of five rounded prominences on the end opposite the stem
First Known Use of delicious
DELICIOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of delicious for English Language Learners
: very pleasant to taste
: having a smell that suggests a very pleasant taste
: very pleasing or enjoyable
DELICIOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of delicious for Students
: giving great pleasure especially to the taste or smell
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