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Definitions for delectable
dɪˈlɛk tə bəlde·lec·ta·ble
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delectable, delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummyadjective
extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
delectable, sexually attractiveadjective
capable of arousing desire
"the delectable Miss Haynes"
Something fitting the above description.
Pleasing to the taste; delicious.
Etymology: From delectare.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: delectabilis, Latin.
Ev’ning now approach’d;
For we have also our ev’ning, and our morn;
We ours for change delectable, not need. John Milton, Par. Lost.
Thence, as thou know’st,
He brought thee into this delicious grove,
This garden; planted with the trees of God;
Delectable, both to behold and taste! John Milton, Parad. Lost.
Some of his attributes, and the manifestations thereof, are not only highly delectable to the intellective faculty, but are suitably and easily conceptible by us, because apparent in his works; as his goodness, beneficence, wisdom and power. Matthew Hale.
The apple’s outward form,
Delectable, the witless swain beguiles;
’Till that with writhen mouth, and spattering noise,
He tastes the bitter morsel. Phillips.
Delectable is the second album by AOR band Romeo's Daughter. It was released on 30 September 1993 by Music for Nations. The band co-produced the album with Andy Reilly. "Attracted to the Animal" was released as the album's only single. Romeo's Daughter broke up shortly after Delectable was released. They reformed in 2009 after Rock Candy reissued Delectable and their debut album.
highly pleasing; delightful
Delectable is the second album by AOR band Romeo's Daughter.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
de-lekt′a-bl, adj. delightful: pleasing.—n. Delect′ableness.—adv. Delect′ably.—n. Delectā′tion, delight. [Fr.,—L. delectabilis—delectāre, to delight.]
Delectable is a team of technologists, designers, winemakers and artists building technology to reinvent wine. As both wine consumers and wine professionals they know firsthand that understanding wine is hard. They believe it should be easy. Using groundbreaking technology, and with a keen understanding of wine’s inherent complexity, they’ve built a platform and tools that help consumers share, discover and drink awesome wine.
The numerical value of delectable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of delectable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of delectable in a Sentence
Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant.
Each bite of these mouthwatering and delectable sandwiches will transport our consumers to summer memories, sure to keep them warm all winter long.
Better not to wake up one day and find they've gone, teens think they are Rambos: invincible. They are told they'll be offered salvation in Syria. It's a delectable myth.
Inside the home, police found two legs of ham, along with the stolen cash and TV. The delectable meats were taken to the local police station as investigators tried to find the other missing legs, which are believed to be in the possession of the suspect's accomplices. Each leg is worth around $ 132. I’ve never imagined my wife and mother-in-law would turn out to be the detectives who solved this.
Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation; not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant.
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- maukas, herkullinenFinnish
- savoureux, délicieux, délice, savoureuse, délicieuseFrench
- lekkernij, smakelijk, lekkerDutch
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