Adjective "Delicious" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/dɪˈlɪʃəs/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Highly pleasant to the taste.
  1. 'We knew that we were going to be tasting some delicious dishes when we saw the huge variety of spices lined up.'
  2. 'I chose the Thai fishcakes and mango salad, which were delicious and had a great chilli kick.'
  3. 'Now that's actually really good for your voice and it tastes absolutely delicious.'
  4. 'Learn how to tell when a custard is set, why eggs need to be relaxed before baking, and taste delicious results!'
  5. 'There will be the opportunity to taste many of the delicious products displayed.'
  6. 'When he eventually opened the foil packet, the smell was amazing and the venison tasted delicious too.'
  7. 'Quinces have to be cooked, when they turn the most becoming pink and taste delicious.'
  8. 'The delicious French bread we occasionally buy from our local deli is not French but Irish.'
  9. 'No worries, they taste delicious and you will probably find your guests gobble them all up in no time.'
  10. 'Of course, the problem with sweets and cakes is that they taste delicious and we end up eating more than we set out to.'
  11. 'a delicious irony'
  12. 'From sponge bags to aprons, from cushions to quilts, all covered in the delicious colours of spring.'
  13. 'Which would make that irony even more delicious.'
  14. 'In a stroke of delicious irony, their transformative record is merely alright.'
  15. 'It would be a delicious irony if these actions now deem him to be unfit to sit on the council.'

Definitions

adjective

1. highly pleasing to the senses, especially to taste or smell: a delicious dinner; a delicious aroma.

2. very pleasing; delightful: a delicious sense of humor. noun

3. (initial capital letter) a red or yellow variety of apple, cultivated in the U.S.

More examples(as adjective)

"textures can be delicious to people."

"stories can be delicious on accounts."

"recipes can be delicious with menaces."

"people can be delicious on owns."

"people can be delicious in stews."

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Origin

(delicious)Middle English (also in the sense ‘characterized by sensuous indulgence’): via Old French from late Latin deliciosus, from Latin deliciae (plural) ‘delight, pleasure’.