What does delightful mean?

Definitions for delightful
dɪˈlaɪt fəlde·light·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delightful, deliciousadjective

    greatly pleasing or entertaining

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

Wiktionary

  1. delightfuladjective

    Pleasant; pleasing, bringing satisfaction, enjoyment or pleasure.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Delightfuladjective

    Pleasant; charming; full of delight.

    Etymology: from delight and full.

    He was given to sparing in so immeasurable sort, that he did not only bar himself from the delightful, but almost from the necessary use thereof. Philip Sidney, b. iv.

    No Spring nor Summer on the mountain seen,
    Smiles with gay fruits, or with delightful green. Addison.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Delightfuladjective

    highly pleasing; affording great pleasure and satisfaction

Freebase

  1. Delightful

    "Delightful" is the first physical single released by Ami Suzuki under the label Avex Trax. It is commonly known as Suzuki's "comeback single", after 5 years of her previous major work.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'delightful' in Adjectives Frequency: #979

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of delightful in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of delightful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of delightful in a Sentence

  1. Margaret Mead:

    Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful.

  2. Oscar Wilde:

    It is an odd thing, but everyone who disappears is said to be seen at San Francisco. It must be a delightful city, and possess all the attractions of the next world.

  3. Julia Roberts:

    If we got to go to work together and come home together, all that work time, when you come home and' Oh, honey, how was your day ?' ... We did all that in the day and in the car, and by the time we got home were able to just put it all away, which was really delightful.

  4. George Bernard Shaw:

    Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage -- it can be delightful.

  5. Mike Huckabee:

    The sad thing about it is she (Handler) boasts about two abortions she had at 16, i think she's jealous of my daughter. My daughter has a husband who loves her and is wonderful to her. My daughter has three delightful children. ... She goes to church and lives a life Chelsea Handler has never known.

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