enjoyable

[en-joi-uh-buhl]

adjective

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

Origin of enjoyable

First recorded in 1635–45; enjoy + -able
Related formsen·joy·a·ble·ness, nounen·joy·a·bly, adverbpre·en·joy·a·ble, adjectiveun·en·joy·a·ble, adjectiveun·en·joy·a·ble·ness, nounun·en·joy·a·bly, adverb

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enjoyable

adj.

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

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