- (transitive) to please greatly
- (intransitive) followed by in: to take great pleasure (in)
- extreme pleasure or satisfaction; joy
- something that causes this
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2018
de•light /dɪˈlaɪt/USA pronunciation n.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2018
de•light (di līt′),USA pronunciation n.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
delight /dɪˈlaɪt/ vb
'delight' also found in these entries:
Eden - Oneg Shabbat - Sherwood - Terpsichore - Turkish delight - Walpole - aah - amusement - anguish - attractive - beauty - beside - carnal - carry away - charm - chuff - cream - dazzle - delectable - delectate - delectation - delicate - delicious - delighted - delightful - delightsome - dilettante - disgust - divert - ecstasy - ecstatic - enchant - enjoyment - enrapture - entrance - exalt - exclaim - exult - far-out - fascinate - feast - fickle - fracture - gas - gaudy - glee - goody - gratification - gratify - gurgle
Collocations: [earthly, gleaming, culinary, sexual] delights, [writhing, sighing, grinning, eating, dancing] in delight, [writhing] in [pure, sheer] delight, more...
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