enjoyable
adjective see enjoy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Enjoyable — En*joy a*ble, a. Capable of being enjoyed or of giving joy; yielding enjoyment. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enjoyable — index desirable (pleasing), palatable, preferable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • enjoyable — 1640s, “capable of being enjoyed,” from ENJOY (Cf. enjoy) + ABLE (Cf. able). Meaning “affording pleasure” is from 1744. Related: Enjoyably; enjoyableness …   Etymology dictionary

  • enjoyable — [adj] pleasing; to one’s liking agreeable, amusing, clear sailing*, delectable, delicious, delightful, entertaining, fun, genial, gratifying, groovy*, just for grins*, just for kicks*, just for laughs*, just for the heck of it*, likable, lots of… …   New thesaurus

  • enjoyable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ giving delight or pleasure. DERIVATIVES enjoyability noun enjoyably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • enjoyable — [en joi′ə bəl, in joi′ə bəl] adj. giving or capable of giving enjoyment; pleasurable SYN. PLEASANT enjoyableness n. enjoyably adv …   English World dictionary

  • enjoyable — adj. 1) highly enjoyable 2) enjoyable to + inf. (it is enjoyable to swim in the ocean) * * * [ɪn dʒɔɪəb(ə)l] highly enjoyable enjoyable to + inf. (it is enjoyable to swim in the ocean) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • enjoyable — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, sound ▪ become ▪ make sth ▪ I always try to make my lessons enjoyable. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • enjoyable — en|joy|a|ble S3 [ınˈdʒɔıəbəl] adj something enjoyable gives you pleasure ▪ Games can make learning more enjoyable. ▪ an enjoyable experience >enjoyably adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • enjoyable — en|joy|a|ble [ ın dʒɔıəbl ] adjective * something that is enjoyable gives you pleasure: We spent an enjoyable evening talking about old times. Most students find the course very enjoyable. ╾ en|joy|a|bly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • enjoyable — [[t]ɪnʤɔ͟ɪ͟əb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED Something that is enjoyable gives you pleasure. It was much more enjoyable than I had expected. ...the most enjoyable activity they did. Derived words: enjoyably ADV GRADED ADV adj, ADV with v ...an enjoyably… …   English dictionary

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