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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
How sweet! said the guests. How delightful they are together!
▪ Warnie, though he was by all accounts a most delightful and courteous companion, was a clear case of arrested development.
▪ I think the best and most delightful way to come to Newfoundland is by seaplane.
▪ These beauties are the most delightful trailing petunias on earth.
▪ All these diverse atmospheres merge together beautifully to create a most delightful and unique East Lindsey market town.
▪ And I'd seen a most delightful villa - do you know St-Tropez, Jean?
▪ It is a truly delightful place to stay.
▪ No more delightful place for a bath could be imagined.
▪ Extensive flower gardens, an adventure playground, and cafeteria, all help to make this a delightful place to visit.
▪ a delightful young man
▪ A simple salad and fresh bread can make a delightful meal.
▪ Their new house is delightful, very spacious and light.
▪ There's a delightful moment towards the end of the film, when they see each other briefly again.
▪ This delightful Chianti has complex black cherry and herb flavors.
▪ But at last the setting sun warned them the delightful day was over.
▪ His pleasant appearance and delightful manner conceal bad motives.
▪ Phil sent us this delightful centrefold of star columnists Rob Beattie and Ken Kessler.
▪ The Country Club has only recently been expanded to incorporate even more amenities ... a delightful children's pool.
▪ The principle was exactly the same and, because of its delightful simplicity, it was rapidly adopted.
▪ They make a delightful, spontaneously spellbound audience, to whom one could show history unfolding as if with a magic lantern.
▪ This mediumbodied Chianti with pleasing black cherry and herb flavors would be a delightful match with grilled hamburgers.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Delightful \De*light"ful\, a. Highly pleasing; affording great pleasure and satisfaction. ``Delightful bowers.''
--Spenser. ``Delightful fruit.''

Syn: Delicious; charming. See Delicious. -- De*light"ful*ly, adv. -- De*light"ful*ness, n.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

c.1400, from delight (n.) + -ful. Related: Delightfully.


a. pleasant; pleasing, bringing satisfaction, enjoyment or pleasure.


adj. greatly pleasing or entertaining; "a delightful surprise"; "the comedy was delightful"; "a delicious joke" [syn: delicious]

Delightful (Ami Suzuki song)

"Delightful" is the first physical single released by Ami Suzuki under the label Avex Trax. It is commonly known as Suzuki's "comeback single", after 5 years of her previous major work.


Delightful may refer to:

  • Delightful, Ohio, a community in the United States
  • "Delightful", single by Narada Michael Walden from Garden of Love Light 1977
  • "Delightful", single by the Happy Mondays from Loads (album) 1995
  • Delightful E.P., another name for Forty Five E.P. debut E.P. from Happy Mondays 1995
  • Delightful (Ami Suzuki song) 2005

Usage examples of "delightful".

Agatha Christie writes in her Foreword, in which she also recalls the delightful Christmases of her youth at Abney Hall in the north of England.

The scenery around it will always make it delightful, while the associations connected with the Achaian League, and the important events which have happened in the vicinity, will ever render the site interesting.

There is nothing more delightful than to descend from the Acropolis, and rest awhile in the comfortable marble arm-chairs with which the front row of the circuit is occupied.

Delightful as it was to stroll the gardens of Paris, enticing as were science and the arts, he, John Adams, had work to do, a public trust to uphold.

But with the scimitar of Hassan of Aleppo stretched over me, with the dangers of the night before me, I was in no mood for a veiled duel of words, for an interchange of glances in thrust and parry, however delightful such warfare might have been with so pretty an adversary.

Wodrow has an anecdote in his delightful Analecta which shall introduce us into our subject to-night.

It is red certainly, but as thick as yours, BentAnat, and it must be delightful to unfasten it and stroke it.

Nevertheless, Madame Angelin could not help being struck by the delightful picture which Marianne, so fresh and gay, presented with her plump little babe at her breast in that white bed amid the bright sunshine.

Don Pedro, having listened to Benedick and Beatrice berate each other, suddenly thinks it would be delightful to trick them into falling in love.

It was certainly delightful to get back to clean billets, and to be able to enjoy the charming spring weather on roads that were not shelled and in fields that were rich in the promise of summer.

But may we not hope that the period of future happiness to which Miss Bingley looks forward, may arrive earlier than she is aware, and that the delightful intercourse you have known as friends, will be renewed with yet greater satisfaction as sisters?

It was a delightful breakfast, though we passed certain bounds which decency ought to have proscribed to us, but Leonilda was wonderfully innocent considering her position.

She found this hole business quite delightful, but Cho thought it no more than mildly pleasant.

Inverness convent had its own car and a Sister who, of course, could drive it, so four of us went to Clava and we had a most delightful day out, with the stop at Culloden on the way.

She meant it, for Adriana was delightful, and Emma would love sharing the adventures of Dreamworld with Lucia.