What does delicious mean?

Definitions for delicious
dɪˈlɪʃ əsde·li·cious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Delicious(adj)

    variety of sweet eating apples

  2. delightful, delicious(adj)

    greatly pleasing or entertaining

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

  3. delectable, delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy(adj)

    extremely pleasing to the sense of taste

Wiktionary

  1. delicious(Adjective)

    Pleasing to taste; tasty.

  2. delicious(Adjective)

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

  3. Origin: 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Delicious(adj)

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

  2. Delicious(adj)

    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

How to pronounce delicious?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say delicious in sign language?

  1. delicious

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. Len Goodman:

    It was sweet and delicious.

  2. Kenneth Davenport:

    Inspiring smiles through delicious experiences.

  3. Gino Caccavale:

    I gave up on the idea that food should be delicious.

  4. Willy Daurade:

    We eat escargots, they're ugly. But in fact it's delicious.

  5. Vahid Takro:

    Virtual love is like a sweet and delicious cake behind the showcase.

Images & Illustrations of delicious

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