delightful

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adjective de·light·ful \di-ˈlīt-fəl, dē-\

Definition of delightful

  1. :  highly pleasing a delightful surprise enjoyed a delightful brunch

delightfully

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delightfulness

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Examples of delightful in a Sentence

  1. It has been delightful meeting you.

  2. That was a delightful party.

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Origin and Etymology of delightful

see 2delight


DELIGHTFUL Defined for English Language Learners

delightful

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Definition of delightful for English Language Learners

  • : very pleasant : giving or causing delight


DELIGHTFUL Defined for Kids

delightful

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adjective de·light·ful \di-ˈlīt-fəl\

Definition of delightful for Students

  1. :  giving delight :  very pleasing

delightfully

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