highly pleasing to the senses, especially to taste or smell: a delicious dinner;a delicious aroma.
very pleasing; delightful: a delicious sense of humor.
(initial capital letter) a red or yellow variety of apple, cultivated in the U.S.
- de·li·cious·ly, adverb
- de·li·cious·ness, noun
- hy·per·de·li·cious, adjective
- hy·per·de·li·cious·ly, adverb
- hy·per·de·li·cious·ness, noun
- o·ver·de·li·cious, adjective
- o·ver·de·li·cious·ly, adverb
- o·ver·de·li·cious·ness, noun
- un·de·li·cious, adjective
- un·de·li·cious·ly, adverb
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How to use delicious in a sentence
The fried hearts and giblets were so delicious they bought a five-pound sack to stuff in the hotel fridge and eat in the car next day for lunch.To Find Hope in American Cooking, James Beard Looked to the West Coast | John Birdsall | October 2, 2020 | Eater
For all you Vodka lovers out there, instead of toasting with the usual martini or vodka soda, switch it up with these cocktails that are as delicious as they are easy to craft.Bottoms Up! Celebrate National Vodka Day With These Cocktail Recipes | Charli Penn | October 1, 2020 | Essence.com
Here’s a sleek number from Krups that grinds your beans and brews a delicious four-cup carafe of coffee all in one fluid motion.
This low-acid dark roast treats the body delicately and is absolutely delicious.Gear to make every day feel like National Coffee Day | PopSci Commerce Team | September 29, 2020 | Popular-Science
Apart from this, he helps his audience with delicious recipes as well.How Instagram hiding likes affected influencer marketing | Aayush Narang | April 23, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
I will turn my nose up when you offer me the rest of some delicious pastry that you nibbled on.
Kevin: This is actually a delicious opportunity for Aniston.Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Got Married and We’re Worried About Jennifer Aniston | Kevin Fallon, Tim Teeman | August 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Many blended scotches are just as delicious and take even more artistry to make.
We prefer the low key spots, where the eating is as cheap as it is delicious.The Best Food In Miami Is On Calle Ocho in Little Havana | Starbucks | July 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This stuff is all fresh and delicious, and they serve a pretty excellent ropa vieja too.The Best Food In Miami Is On Calle Ocho in Little Havana | Starbucks | July 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Many of them were delicious in the role; one of them was the embodiment of every womanly grace and charm.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
The delicious soft rains set in early, promising a good grain year.Ramona | Helen Hunt Jackson
We got back to Weimar about eight in the evening, and this delicious excursion, like all others, had to end.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
She made an end of her correspondence, and sat down to a delicious little supper alone; as she best liked to enjoy these treats.Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
I love the English winters, don't you, because one has to do such delicious things to keep all thought of them out.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
British Dictionary definitions for delicious
very appealing to the senses, esp to the taste or smell
extremely enjoyable or entertaining: a delicious joke
- deliciously, adverb
- deliciousness, noun
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