Definition of delightfully in US English:

delightfully

adverb

  • In a manner that causes great pleasure; charmingly.

    ‘a delightfully illustrated account’
    as submodifier ‘delightfully eccentric characters’
    • ‘There is a delightfully odd, twangy soundtrack, which plays counterpoint to the otherworldly feel of the rest of the film.’
    • ‘Remarkably, delightfully, given the risks taken by the production, this film is a total success in every respect.’
    • ‘It is a far and delightfully welcome cry from the grimness and grime usually associated with building sites.’
    • ‘In these videos, the pieces all come together into a remarkable coherence: all the nonsense somehow, delightfully, makes sense.’
    • ‘Delightfully conceived and beautifully shot, the video captures Peter's carefree frame of mind perfectly.’
    • ‘The movie was a delightfully witty tale showing a lightness of touch not seen in the director's work since the 1950s.’
    • ‘A clever script and two delightfully over-achieving actresses make this a picture to see for sure.’
    • ‘Under his masterful direction, with its eccentric perspectives and brilliant compositions, everything comes together delightfully.’
    • ‘Once you absorb the delightfully twisted story, further viewings will reveal the carefully nuanced comedic background.’
    • ‘Many of his mispronunciation jokes are delightfully complex.’

Pronunciation

delightfully

/dəˈlaɪtfəli//dəˈlītfəlē/