from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Greatly pleasing.
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- adj. Pleasant; pleasing, bringing satisfaction, enjoyment or pleasure.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Highly pleasing; affording great pleasure and satisfaction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Highly pleasing; affording great pleasure and satisfaction: as, a delightful thought; a delightful prospect.
- Synonyms Delicious, Delightful (see delicious); charming, exquisite, enchanting, rapturous, ravishing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. greatly pleasing or entertaining
After a short visit which Josephine made to St. Leu, and which she describes as delightful, she returned to Malmaison, and Hortense went to the springs of Aix-la-Chapelle, taking her two children with her.
Inut is a delightful adventure with spectacular scenery -- winning the Woodstock Film Festival's cinematography award -- paced for Greenland culture and the mammoth landscape, while revealing a culture under attack in delightful story telling fashion.
You spend much more of your time wincing at noxious stinks, than reveling in delightful aromas.
Finding dresses, which I prefer to wear, is very hard to find in delightful fabrics.
Also delightful is the fact that Sawako never once entertains the notion of changing her appearance; she just wants to introduce her classmates to the girl on the inside.
It is paced for the Greenlandic tempo and the desolate landscape, as it reveals a culture under attack in delightful story telling fashion.
I just can't resist these pastel seasonal treats when they're placed in delightful tableaux.
They express in delightful, thoughtful, and encouraging ways their commitment to the goal of attracting able and interested individuals to science.
Architects of the 60s blighted the urban landscape with hideous modernity and lived in delightful Georgian splendour in Surrey but I see Andy Warhol as better than that.
Restaurants serve meals that are varied, delicious and inexpensive often in delightful surroundings, and often to the accompaniment of excellent guitarists.