Definition of delightful in English:

delightful

adjective

  • Causing delight; charming.

    ‘a delightful secluded garden’
    • ‘"Well, isn't this a delightful surprise, " Ella purred.’
    • ‘The thing I have found most delightful is having friends all over the world.’
    • ‘My cough sounds delightful like two pieces of sandpaper rubbing together in a rugby brawl.’
    • ‘She was a delightful woman and made a enormous contribution to the council.’
    • ‘Here, the delightful aroma of tea will envelope and invigorate you.’
    • ‘I've eaten all of these recipes, and they are absolutely delightful.’
    • ‘The extras return to the formula and do not have any delightful surprises.’
    • ‘Still, it provided some respite from the delightful aroma of cigarettes.’
    • ‘Either way, the idea behind it sounds delightful.’
    • ‘Even his gloves glowed before him, and he found the sensation quite delightful.’
    • ‘Anyway, it has also been delightful to be back seeing my loved ones.’
    • ‘This is a truly delightful detached home in an excellent location.’
    • ‘It's a venue for every occasion and one that offers delightful meals for special calendar dates.’
    • ‘I found it quite delightful, very different and definitely worth seeing.’
    • ‘What a truly delightful prospect to be given the task of editing the entire Eircom phone directory.’
    • ‘Few come to Italy without thinking that it would be delightful to live there.’
    • ‘The salmon was moist and succulent, the pastry buttery, rich and golden, delightful.’
    • ‘And then today some delightful woman decided she would join the plebs and go swimming.’
    • ‘A good cup of hot cocoa sounded delightful at the moment, and Eric licked his lips.’
    • ‘But she parried our questions with a wit that reminds us why we found her mother so delightful.’
    very pleasant, lovely, greatly to one's liking, very agreeable, very pleasurable
    charming, enchanting, captivating, bewitching, entrancing, engaging, appealing, winning, fetching, sweet, endearing, cute
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Pronunciation

delightful

/dɪˈlʌɪtfʊl//dɪˈlʌɪtf(ə)l/