delightful

[ dih-lahyt-fuhl ]
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adjective
  1. giving great pleasure or delight; highly pleasing: a delightful surprise.

Origin of delightful

1
First recorded in 1520–30; delight + -ful

Other words for delightful

Opposites for delightful

Other words from delightful

  • de·light·ful·ly, adverb
  • de·light·ful·ness, noun
  • un·de·light·ful, adjective
  • un·de·light·ful·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for delightful

delightful

/ (dɪˈlaɪtfʊl) /


adjective
  1. giving great delight; very pleasing, beautiful, charming, etc

Derived forms of delightful

  • delightfully, adverb
  • delightfulness, noun

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