Delightful De*light"ful, a. Highly pleasing; affording great pleasure and satisfaction. ``Delightful bowers.'' --Spenser. ``Delightful fruit.'' --Milton.

Syn: Delicious; charming. See {Delicious}. -- {De*light"ful*ly}, adv. -- {De*light"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • delightfully — delightful ► ADJECTIVE ▪ causing delight; very pleasing. DERIVATIVES delightfully adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • delightfully — adverb in a delightful manner (Freq. 2) the farm house, though in itself a small one, is delightfully situated • Derived from adjective: ↑delightful …   Useful english dictionary

  • delightfully — adverb see delightful …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • delightfully — See delightful. * * * …   Universalium

  • delightfully — adverb In a delightful manner …   Wiktionary

  • delightfully — Synonyms and related words: appealingly, bewitchingly, charmingly, enchantingly, engagingly, enravishingly, entrancingly, exquisitely, fascinatingly, intriguingly, invitingly, luxuriously, ravishingly, sensuously, tantalizingly, temptingly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • delightfully — adv. with pleasure, in an enjoyable manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • delightfully — de·light·ful·ly …   English syllables

  • delightfully — See: delightful …   English dictionary

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