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Definition of 'delight'

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An observation that gave great delight to her audience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is another art deco gem and its story will delight music lovers. The Sun (2016)We are not the only ones to delight in the calm. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The home fans were clearly delighted to see him back in the No 10 shirt. The Sun (2016)He said:'We will be delighted to see him back in the team. The Sun (2016)He'd have been delighted to see how we played - so that one is for him. The Sun (2017)And there will also be some surprises to delight spectators and usher the Year of the Rooster in true style. The Sun (2017)His family said that, despite dealing in the recovery of hundreds of millions of pounds, he delighted in simple pleasures. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a great delight and pleasure to play for my country. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was always delighted to see you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This time round there is one particular delight in the list. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are caveats to this delight in seeing the physio run on to the wicket. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But what they do with the rest of the music is a delight. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She took no more pleasure or delight in the world. Kishlansky, Mark A. (editor) Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)We can delight in his love without fearing that he might someday turn against us. Christianity Today (2000)The presence of the great whites has also delighted local marine biologists. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Your quietest friend is planning a surprise that will delight you. The Sun (2012)Food and my family are now my great delights. The Sun (2010)The display of drawings close to the relevant paintings is one of the delights of the exhibition. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)How can we resolve our differences and both continue to enjoy the joint pleasure and delight of these seasonal endeavours. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But the music is pure delight. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The pace was smart, the staging a constant delight. Susie Gilbert and Jay Shir A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)In music she is very skilful, but does not greatly delight. Jane Dunn ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)Then it's one of great joy and delight to share with the fans. The Sun (2013)I was delighted to get out there. The Sun (2013)I am delighted to report that the refund has arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I am delighted to get another three points from a difficult game. The Sun (2014)She added: 'We are delighted with our performance last year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And the player added: 'I am delighted. The Sun (2010)For me, that it's built to extremely high standards is a constant delight. Times, Sunday Times (2006)

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Translations for 'delight'

British English: delight /dɪˈlaɪt/ NOUN
Delight is a feeling of very great pleasure.
The little girls giggled with delight.
  • American English: delight
  • Arabic: بَهْجَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: prazer
  • Chinese: 高兴
  • Croatian: razdraganost
  • Czech: slast
  • Danish: fornøjelse
  • Dutch: genot
  • European Spanish: deleite
  • Finnish: ilo
  • French: délice
  • German: Vergnügen
  • Greek: απόλαυση
  • Italian: gioia
  • Japanese: 大喜び
  • Korean: 기쁨
  • Norwegian: fornøyelse
  • Polish: rozkosz
  • European Portuguese: prazer
  • Romanian: încântare
  • Russian: наслаждение
  • Spanish: deleite
  • Swedish: glädje
  • Thai: ความยินดี
  • Turkish: haz
  • Ukrainian: задоволення
  • Vietnamese: sự vui sướng
British English: delight VERB
If something delights you, it gives you a lot of pleasure.
She has created a style of music that has delighted audiences all over the world.

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