Crossword clues for delicious
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Delicious \De*li"cious\, a. [OF. delicieus, F. d['e]licieux, L. deliciosus, fr. deliciae delight, fr. delicere to allure. See Delight.]
Affording exquisite pleasure; delightful; most sweet or grateful to the senses, especially to the taste; charming.
Some delicious landscape.
One draught of spring's delicious air.
Were not his words delicious?
Addicted to pleasure; seeking enjoyment; luxurious; effeminate. [Obs.]
Others, lastly, of a more delicious and airy spirit, retire themselves to the enjoyments of ease and luxury.
Syn: Delicious, Delightful.
Usage: Delicious refers to the pleasure derived from certain of the senses, particularly the taste and smell; as, delicious food; a delicious fragrance. Delightful may also refer to most of the senses (as, delightful music; a delightful prospect; delightful sensations), but has a higher application to matters of taste, feeling, and sentiment; as, a delightful abode, conversation, employment; delightful scenes, etc.
Like the rich fruit he sings, delicious in decay.
No spring, nor summer, on the mountain seen, Smiles with gay fruits or with delightful green.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300 (implied in deliciously), from Old French delicios (Modern French délicieux), from Late Latin deliciosus "delicious, delicate," from Latin delicia (plural deliciae) "a delight, allurement, charm," from delicere "to allure, entice," from de- "away" (see de-) + lacere "lure, deceive" (related to laqueus "noose, snare;" see lace). As a name of a type of apple, attested from 1903, first grown by Jesse Hiatt of Iowa, U.S.A. Colloquial shortening delish is attested from 1920.
a. 1 Pleasing to taste; tasty. 2 (context colloquial English) Metaphorically pleasing to taste; pleasing to the eyes or mind.
Delicious (stylized del.icio.us) is a social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks. The site was founded by Joshua Schachter and Peter Gadjokov in 2003 and acquired by Yahoo in 2005. By the end of 2008, the service claimed more than 5.3 million users and 180 million unique bookmarked URLs. Yahoo sold Delicious to AVOS Systems in April 2011, and the site relaunched in a "back to beta" state on September 27 that year. In May 2014, AVOS sold the site to Science Inc. In January 2016 Delicious Media, a new alliance, reported it had assumed control of the service.
Delicious may refer to:
Delicious (1931) is an American Pre-Code Gershwin musical romantic comedy film starring Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell, directed by David Butler, with color sequences in Multicolor (now lost).
"Delicious" is a song by English Britpop band Sleeper, written by the band's vocalist and guitarist Louise Wener along with guitarist Jon Stewart. It was the second single to be released from their debut album Smart in 1994, reaching number 75 on the UK Singles Chart.
Delicious is a series of time management casual games that is developed by Zylom Studios and later on by Gamehouse Studios. From the 7th game onwards, the games are developed by Gamehouse Studios and Blue Giraffe.
The games tell the story of Emily, a waitress who aspires to one day run her own restaurant, and who works in several other restaurants in order to earn the money to eventually make her dream come true.
After releasing the first 3 games of the series, Zylom decided to "renew" the series by adding some factors to it to make Emily's world more memorable and natural. As a result of this, from the fourth game onwards, the series received high appreciation and reviews from casual game critics and gamers, such as Gamezebo, who gave the seventh game, Emily's True Love, a maximum 5/5 star overall review.
Delicious is the second studio album by German pop singer Jeanette. It was released by Universal Records on 12 November 2001 in Germany.
Delicious is a historical romance by Sherry Thomas.
Usage examples of "delicious".
Riane gave a little moan of longing, and for a delicious moment the kiss consumed them both in a perfumed cloud of citrus and musk.
According to the new division of Italy, the fertile and happy province of Campania, the scene of the early victories and of the delicious retirements of the citizens of Rome, extended between the sea and the Apennine, from the Tiber to the Silarus.
The rice was hot and so was the bowl of delicious stewed tomatoes and two chap atis The water was refreshingly cool and served in a clean glass.
She was vampire and not susceptible to mortals no matter how bedworthy and delicious, but heading her van toward Bringham, she acknowledged the truth.
She sighed with relieved delight when a deep earthenware dish of Boeuf Bourguignon was placed before the Professor, and her nose wrinkled appreciatively at the delicious aroma of steak and pork and onions and the tang of the red wine in which they had been cooking for hours.
Though delicious crusty, yeasty bread is the most wonderful complex carbohydrate in the world, all the breads at Canyon Ranch range from boring to gruesome.
The Chantarelle, Cantharellus cibarius, has the smell of a ripe apricot, a delicious odor and easily detected.
So it has ever been, since I was a child at Cereus House, whipped for disobedience, a delicious languor suffusing my aching flesh.
When the curtain came down for the very last time, he led her out to the car and drove to the Savoy Grill and gave her a delicious supper: lobster thermidor, with a mouthwatering salad, chaudfroid of raspberries and endless coffee and petits fours.
Back in the hotel, right now, in the elevator stopped between the kitchen and the banquet floors, I tell Tyler how I sneezed on the trout in aspic for the dermatologist convention and three people told me it was too salty and one person said it was delicious.
Carrie sat looking out of the window throughout the short journey along Tooley Street, and as the cab took the bend at Dockhead and drove along the wide Jamaica Road she could not stop thinking of the 261 handsome young man who had wined and dined her, and reawakened certain feelings that were both delicious and dangerous.
The Hispaniolians locate their elysium in a pleasant valley abounding with guava, delicious fruits, cool shades, and murmuring rivulets, where they expect to live again with their departed ancestors and friends.
A delicious smell wafted from a porcelain bowl on the tray as Eupraxia set it down.
And what else would one eat at a lakeside inn but the delicious fogas in that secret caper sauce of yours?
Prudence feeling mean as she ate her sole, which was bathed in a delicious sauce and accompanied by croquette potatoes, courgettes in a cream sauce, and tomatoes with a forcemeat stuffing, while her aunt ate boiled fish, one potato and the courgettes without a sauce.