[ UK /dɪlˈa‍ɪt/ ]
[ US /dɪˈɫaɪt/ ]
VERB
  1. take delight in
    he delights in his granddaughter
  2. hold spellbound
  3. give pleasure to or be pleasing to
    a pleasing sensation
    These colors please the senses
NOUN
  1. a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction
    his delight to see her was obvious to all
  2. something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    the pleasure of his company
    the new car is a delight
    a joy to behold
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How To Use delight In A Sentence

  • Toast sandwiches in a dry skillet over medium-low heat until outside is golden brown and inside is delightfully melty, about 3 minutes per side.
  • Her face was radiant with delight at the good news.
  • When the Mexican chair of the meeting declared the talks formally closed there were whoops of delight from the African delegates.
  • The tantalising smell of roast tomatoes and red peppers is a taste of delights to come. Times, Sunday Times
  • Most teachers, in colleges that don’t restrict it, will be delighted to have an interested, if unmatriculated, student in their class who sincerely wishes to learn. Letter to the St. Petersburg Times on ID Poll - The Panda's Thumb
  • We are extremely delighted to hear of your scholarship to Beijing University.You are worthy of success.Best wishes for your bright future.
  • I'm delighted that our local communities and voluntary groups are taking the lead on renewable energy for lighting and heating.
  • She cast the door aside with a big wave of her hand, much to the delight of the girls behind her.
  • For all the abuse, there are moments of unmitigated delight as well.
  • What has become the largest event in Camarillo, the Camarillo Art & Jazz Festival welcomes a prestigious line up of well-known musicians and artists that will entertain and delight visitors over the entire weekend period. Camarillo Art & Jazz Festival August 10th – August 12th
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