Definition of delighted
1 obsolete : delightful
2 : highly pleased was delighted to see her friend
Examples of delighted in a Sentence
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.
Recent Examples of delighted from the Web
Visitors were clearly delighted, however, to encounter a giant panda cub climbing a tree before falling to the ground in a majestic belly flop.
With the newness of a blossoming romance, couples are delighted to bend over backwards to make sure the other is happy.
Brunch purists will be delighted to find Julep does serve mimosas but can turn even a classic on its head.
Pictured are two of St. Peter's talented cooks, Candace O'Shea and Joan Churney, and Father John Burton with a delighted customer.
To say the Kings are delighted about Bogdanovic’s pending arrival is akin to saying the 7-foot Divac is a tall man.
Lynn's siblings, Kevin and Eric Rishell and Lisanne Bales, were delighted when their loving sister, a social worker, found Harold to share her life with.
Fans were delighted to see the gang all back together, including Charles Melton, the shows new Reggie Mantle following Ross Butler's exit from the show to focus on 13 Reasons Why and other projects.
We will be born of the water, swimming alongside Weeki Wachee’s legendary mermaids who ruled the springs in the 1960s and ’70s, performing underwater shows that have delighted hundreds of thousands of visitors for exactly 70 years.
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First Known Use of delighted
DELIGHTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of delighted for English Language Learners
: made very happy : full of great pleasure or satisfaction
DELIGHTED Defined for Kids
Definition of delighted for Students
: very pleased
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