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
Thousands of delighted spectators lined the 2½-mile route, which began at Harbor Drive and Pacific Coast Highway.
Instantly broadcast around the world, the message confused, delighted and horrified many of Trump's 31 million followers.
In the 66th minute, Barnes earned a free kick just outside the box and then raised his arms to the delighted announced crowd of 24,112 people.
An Indian teepee, jungle-like background or other fantasy setting can be just the ticket for capturing the perfect picture of a delighted child.
With the French Open set to begin on Sunday, the French are increasingly delighted, too.
Delighted defense officials predicted that in just a few years, the experimental laser would be turned into an operational battlefield weapon.
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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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