enjoyable

[ en-joi-uh-buhl ]
/ ɛnˈdʒɔɪ ə bəl /

adjective

giving or capable of giving joy or pleasure: a very enjoyable film.

Nearby words

  1. eniwetok,
  2. enjambment,
  3. enjoin,
  4. enjoinder,
  5. enjoy,
  6. enjoyment,
  7. enkephalin,
  8. enkephalinergic,
  9. enki,
  10. enkidu

Origin of enjoyable

First recorded in 1635–45; enjoy + -able

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Word Origin and History for enjoyable

enjoyable

adj.

1640s, "capable of being enjoyed," from enjoy + -able. Meaning "affording pleasure" is from 1744. Related: Enjoyably; enjoyableness.

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