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Definitions for delicious
dɪˈlɪʃ əsde·li·cious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Deliciousadjective

    variety of sweet eating apples

  2. delightful, deliciousadjective

    greatly pleasing or entertaining

    "a delightful surprise"; "the comedy was delightful"; "a delicious joke"

  3. delectable, delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummyadjective

    extremely pleasing to the sense of taste

Wiktionary

  1. deliciousadjective

    Pleasing to taste; tasty.

  2. deliciousadjective

    Metaphorically pleasing to taste; pleasing to the eyes or mind.

  3. Etymology: delicious, from delicious from delicious, from dēliciōsus "delicate, delicious" from dēliciae "delights", plural of dēlicia "pleasure" from dēlicēre "to allure, entice," from de- "away" + lacēre "to lure, deceive". Displaced native este (from este), wunlic (from wynlic), estelic.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Deliciousadjective

    Etymology: delicieux, French, from delicatus, Latin.

    It is highly probable, that upon Adam’s disobedience Almighty God chased him out of paradise, the fairest and most delicious part of the earth, into some other the most barren and unpleasant of all the whole globe. John Woodward, Nat. History.

    In his last hours his easy wit display;
    Like the rich fruit he sings, delicious in decay. Jonathan Swift.

    Still on that breast enamour’d let me lie,
    Still drink delicious poison from thy eye. Alexander Pope, El. to Abelard.

ChatGPT

  1. delicious

    Delicious is an adjective used to describe food or drink that has a very pleasant taste. It is highly enjoyable to the senses, particularly the sense of taste, making someone want to eat or drink more of it. It can also mean anything that is delightful and pleasing to experience.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deliciousadjective

    affording exquisite pleasure; delightful; most sweet or grateful to the senses, especially to the taste; charming

  2. Deliciousadjective

    addicted to pleasure; seeking enjoyment; luxurious; effeminate

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Delicious

    de-lish′us, adj. full of delicacies: highly pleasing to the senses: affording exquisite pleasure.—n. Del′ice, (Spens.), delight: a delight or delightful thing.—adv. Deli′ciously, in a delicious manner: (B.) luxuriously.—n. Deli′ciousness. [L. deliciosusdeliciæ.]

CrunchBase

  1. delicious

    Delicious is a social bookmarking website – the primary use of Delicious is to store your bookmarks online, which allows you to access the same bookmarks from any computer and add bookmarks from anywhere, too. On Delicious, you can use tags to organize and remember your bookmarks, which is a much more flexible system than folders.You can also use del.icio.us to see the interesting links that your friends and other people bookmark, and share links with them in return. You can even browse and search Delicious to discover the cool and useful bookmarks that everyone else has saved – which is made easy with tags.Delicious was acquired by Yahoo on December 9, 2005. No formal acquisition price was disclosed, though it has been speculated at $10 to $15 million. Early seed round investors include Marc Andreessen, Tim O’Reilly, Esther Dyson, Josh Kopelman, Bob Young, Seth Goldstein and Howard Morgan.In September 2007 Delicious showed an upcoming version 2 to the public, along with the announcement of a complete re-write of the code base.In April 2011, Delicious was acquired by Chad Hurley and Steve Chen’s AVOS Systems. Since the acquisition, Delicious has undergone several redesigns.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'delicious' in Adjectives Frequency: #960

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of delicious in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of delicious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of delicious in a Sentence

  1. Gangster Granny:

    This has been one of the best experiences I have had in a long time, to see how amazing the cookie turned out. And oh boy was it delicious, it’s going to take me another 95 years of life to finish this thing unless I get some help.

  2. Melaina Lewis:

    Featuring Maine Lobster as the marquee dish during a State Dinner at the White House sends a message that it is one of the most sustainable fisheries in the world, not to mention delicious, it is our hope that the President will share the story of this iconic fishery with his guests and redouble efforts to protect the livelihoods of the men and women who harvest and maintain the resource.

  3. Boris Johnson:

    I'm rather pro-European, actually. I certainly want a European community where one can go and scoff croissants, drink delicious coffee, learn foreign languages and generally make love to foreign women.

  4. Tyler Marinelli:

    What I get is a delicious, healthy bowl that complies with my diet and satisfies all my cravings, i have not ever gotten sick of eating Chipotle and truthfully don't think I ever will. If I need a flavor change, I simply add some tabasco to it or maybe some other spice.But in three months, I've never not looked forward to eating it.

  5. Jessica Formicola from Savory Experiments:

    There is nothing more satisfying than fresh summer corn. For this recipe, feel free to use leftover corn on the cob or cook some up specifically for the occasion, it takes all the delicious flavors of Mexican Street corn and combines them in a dip perfect for parties and potlucks.

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