Definition of delighted
- was delighted to see her friend
The children were especially delighted that there were enough cookies for each of them to have two.
We were delighted by the performance.
They are delighted at the prospect of a visit from their grandchildren.
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: made very happy : full of great pleasure or satisfaction
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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