Definition of 'delightful'
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The garden is delightful, with a sleek pool and patio. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is an utterly delightful double act that can be seen independently but which together add up to more than the sum of their parts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The reception rooms are of a decent size and the walled garden is delightful. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The second half of my life has on the whole been absolutely delightful. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So unlucky when delightful chip hit the bar. The Sun (2012)He was also always a charming and delightful source of fun and entertainment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You look as if something delightful had just happened to you! The House of Mirth (1905)The man was utterly and completely delightful. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Happily there are other delightful milestones being passed in hospital. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It also has a delightful walled garden. The Sun (2014)Some politicians prefer the bad old days when power was delightful and absolute power was absolutely delightful. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And the overall effect of these massive volumes is utterly delightful. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)In summer you can also eat in the delightful walled garden. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was a delightful town, a delightful memory. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He's absolutely delightful and smells delicious! The Sun (2013)It was absolutely delightful and utterly festive; like something from a dream or the movies. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are delightful little items that I send off to friends and acquaintances. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then relax in the delightful town of Calvi on Corsica. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The animals are delightful, especially little Mortimer the monkey. The Sun (2014)In extra-time he chipped a delightful lobbed pass that earned a penalty, which he slotted away perfectly. Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)There's something delightful about the sound of a distant electrical storm when you know it won't reach you. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Another view is that something delightful, tripping off the pen of a great writer, deserves the light of day. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
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Translations for 'delightful'
British English: delightful /dɪˈlaɪtfʊl/ ADJECTIVE
Someone or something that is delightful is very pleasant.
It was the most delightful garden I had ever seen.
- American English: delightful
- Arabic: مـُمْتِع
- Brazilian Portuguese: encantador
- Chinese: 令人高兴的
- Croatian: divan
- Czech: rozkošný
- Danish: herlig
- Dutch: verrukkelijk
- European Spanish: encantador
- Finnish: ihastuttava
- French: charmant
- German: entzückend
- Greek: απολαυστικός
- Italian: delizioso
- Japanese: 楽しい
- Korean: 매우 기쁜
- Norwegian: skjønn
- Polish: zachwycający
- European Portuguese: encantador
- Romanian: încântător
- Russian: восхитительный
- Spanish: encantador
- Swedish: förtjusande
- Thai: น่าปิติยินดี
- Turkish: keyif verici
- Ukrainian: чудовий
- Vietnamese: vui vẻ
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