Definition of delightful
: highly pleasing a delightful surprise enjoyed a delightful brunch
delightfullyplay \-fə-lē\ adverb
Examples of delightful in a Sentence
It has been delightful meeting you.
That was a delightful party.
Recent Examples of delightful from the Web
Mr. Milenkovich seemed to celebrate his Slavic origins with special relish in a delightful reading.
Their signature shake, the Fat Elvis, features chocolate, peanut butter, banana, and bacon peanuts--a bizarre and delightful combination.
In a delightful coincidence, the duo was together when they were informed they will be honored next year by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.
In February, eternally delightful person Jenny Slate broke up with your crush, Chris Evans.
Rosés are delightful on their own, extremely versatile with food, and among the most affordable of the quality wine options.
But Peony’s signature chow fun noodles, packed with shrimp, scallops, squid and chicken, were perfectly delightful.
Entrees like the chicken pipian are a hit, as are the desserts like churros, flan or bunuelos, delightful fried dough balls served with ice cream.
The whole region peddles nostalgia, which felt both delightful and a bit staged — Dollywood workers dressed in plain gingham dresses or dirty coveralls, for example, the ostensible uniforms of mountain folk.
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DELIGHTFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of delightful for English Language Learners
: very pleasant : giving or causing delight
DELIGHTFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of delightful for Students
: giving delight : very pleasing
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