Origin of delectable
SYNONYMS FOR delectable
Related formsde·lec·ta·ble·ness, de·lec·ta·bil·i·ty, nounde·lec·ta·bly, adverbun·de·lec·ta·ble, adjectiveun·de·lec·ta·bly, adverb
Examples from the Web for delectable
The sundae is meant to be a delectable marriage of textures: squishy and crunchy.
Norway served a delectable North Atlantic halibut confit with smoked purée celeriac, sunchoke, and cured game meat.
The checkout line snaked around a delectable assortment of snacks and candy.R.I.P. Blockbuster, You Frustratingly Magical Franchise, You|Kevin Fallon|November 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That's precisely why he's the most delectable Republican candidate—and I don't aim to hurt him by writing that.A Thinner Chris Christie Still Faces Big Political Challenges|Robert Shrum|May 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He did manage to make them dinner every evening and even produced some delectable cooking.
Standing close inshore, to get as near a view as possible of this island, we found its appearance most delectable.The Strange Adventures of Eric Blackburn|Harry Collingwood
After the horrid fatigue of the streets such an elevation is a delectable circumstance.Old and New Paris, v. 1|Henry Sutherland Edwards
To enjoy that delectable hostelry one must forego the city as though it were leagues away.The Voice of the City|O. Henry
Just by the smell of them your mind's eye pictured them coming from the oven—crisp brown circlets, crumbly, toothsome, delectable.Cheerful--By Request|Edna Ferber
That the abstract and the universal is the noble and delectable, we learn from this exposition of angelic knowledge.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor