What does delicious mean?

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.

    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.

  2. deliciousadjective

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

    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.

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.

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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  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. Luis Buñuel:

    Tobacco and alcohol, delicious fathers of abiding friendships and fertile reveries.

  2. Lauren Utvich:

    Coca-Cola is so delicious, but it's like sun tanning or cigarettes — they're these wonderful things that we now know are horrible for us.

  3. August McGregor:

    I ’m going to take over the Irish whiskey market, and this is delicious, so keep an eye out for it.

  4. Cynthia Sass:

    There are numerous delicious combinations, including bruschetta, roasted red pepper pesto, or simply sautéing tomatoes in olive oil with garlic and herbs to toss with lean protein and a small portion of whole grain pasta.

  5. Joel Gazdar:

    The truth is the most delicious food in the world is also the most nutritious food in the world they don't have to be mutually exclusive, food that's grown in paradise tastes like it's from paradise and we want people to have the most orgasmic experience when they're eating.

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    any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
    • A. tingle
    • B. sheath
    • C. helm
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