- delightful; highly pleasing; enjoyable: a delectable witticism.
- delicious: a delectable dinner.
- an especially appealing or appetizing food or dish: a buffet table spread with delectables.
Origin of delectable
Synonyms for delectable
Antonyms for delectable
Examples from the Web for undelectable
Historical Examples of undelectable
Moreover, it enabled me to write what I had learned on the undelectable island of Mudros.Australia in Arms
Phillip F.E. Schuler
Some weeks were spent at this most undelectable of places, so that everybody was eager to return.The Three Lieutenants
“I heartily hope we shall soon be ordered away from this most undelectable coast,” observed Jack.The Three Admirals
- highly enjoyable, esp pleasing to the taste; delightful
Word Origin for delectable
late 14c., from Old French delectable, from Latin delectabilis "delightful," from delectare (see delight (n.)). Related: Delectably.