Definition of delicious
- a delicious bit of gossip
- a delicious meal
- delicious aromas
This is the most delicious ice cream I have ever eaten.
Delicious aromas were floating from the kitchen.
a delicious bit of gossip
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
agreeable, blessed (also blest), congenial, darling, delectable, delightful, delightsome, dreamy, dulcet, enjoyable, felicitous, good, grateful, gratifying, heavenly, jolly, luscious, nice, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, pretty, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, tasty, welcome;
: very pleasant to taste
: having a smell that suggests a very pleasant taste
: very pleasing or enjoyable
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