Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a delicious manner; in a manner to please the taste or gratify the mind; sweetly; daintily; delightfully; luxuriously.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Delightfully

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a delicious manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb so as to produce a delightful taste
  • adverb in a very pleasurable manner

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He lets it lie where it may (using the long-forgotten art form of understatement) - and boy, does the whole thing curl around your subconscious in deliciously disturbing ways!

    The Surreal Office

  • Joanne Harris is known for crafting enticing storylines set in deliciously imaginative locales.

    Holy Fools by Joanne Harris: Questions

  • At Hipster Pho, I got the number 5, which was basically a tempura taco springroll with shrimp and steak, aka deliciously perfect, and the number 16, which was essentially the same thing over noodles instead of inside a tempura crepe

    One For The Table: Hipster Pho

  • I got the number 5, which was basically a tempura taco springroll with shrimp and steak, aka deliciously perfect, and the number 16, which was essentially the same thing over noodles instead of inside a tempura crepe (I shared; I promise).

    One For The Table: Hipster Pho

  • I recall deliciously cuddling my sons in their earliest years.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • I recall deliciously cuddling my sons in their earliest years.

    Of What Will Be

  • It's the star here at Percy, available traditional (part "moist" - aka deliciously fatty - and part lean, with burnt ends) or extra lean, for those averse to the fat.

    The Clog

  • This is turning out to be a great summer for lovers of cliches: France's football team is behaving with the kind of deliciously Gallic huffiness last seen from Pepe le Pew after being rejected by a suitor.

    Just who is interested in politicians' sex lives?

  • Ponder- It just kind of deliciously pops languidly out of my mouth.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • Ponder- It just kind of deliciously pops languidly out of my mouth.

    A Few of My Favorite Ps

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