delish

adjective

de·​lish di-ˈlish How to pronounce delish (audio)

Examples of delish in a Sentence

The whole meal was delish. the homemade chocolate sauce was absolutely delish
Recent Examples on the Web Fortunately, Diaz is still behind the bar, whipping up his signature delish concoctions that the native Colombian picked up during his vast travels and time living in Australia. Madeleine Marr, Miami Herald, 24 Jan. 2024 The other reviewer's idea of adding cumin sounds delish. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 13 Dec. 2023 Nothing mind-blowing, but simple and delish and makes for good leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch. Bon Appétit Contributor, Bon Appétit, 5 Oct. 2023 Even though there is no disputing that the combo is delish, eating eggs with high-fat meats should not become a habit. Lauren Manaker Ms, Rdn, Ld, Verywell Health, 19 Sep. 2023 This baked up beautifully and both sides were delish. Pam Lolley, Southern Living, 4 Sep. 2023 Think casual for Friendsgiving instead, and maybe dish up a delish breakfast, or even an al fresco meal. Jill Gleeson, Country Living, 29 Aug. 2023 Try it in a delish eggplant parm or lasagna (in place of noodles, obvs). Women's Health, 16 Aug. 2023 This delish, two-ingredient drink from fruit brand Stemilt combines dark-sweet cherries and your fave non-alcoholic rosé into one tasty frozen mocktail. Liz Kadar, Women's Health, 14 July 2023

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Word History

Etymology

by shortening & alteration

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of delish was in 1920

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Cite this Entry

“Delish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/delish. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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