Origin of delectable
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
British Dictionary definitions for delectable
Word Origin for delectable
Word Origin and History for delectable
late 14c., from Old French delectable, from Latin delectabilis "delightful," from delectare (see delight (n.)). Related: Delectably.