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De·li·cious

 (dĭ-lĭsh′əs)
n.
Either of two varieties of apple, the Golden Delicious or the Red Delicious.

de·li·cious

 (dĭ-lĭsh′əs)
adj.
1. Highly pleasing or agreeable to the senses, especially of taste or smell.
2. Very pleasant; delightful: a delicious revenge.

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, from Late Latin dēliciōsus, pleasing, from Latin dēlicia, pleasure : dē-, intensive pref.; see de- + lacere, to entice.]

de·li′cious·ly adv.
de·li′cious·ness n.
Synonyms: delicious, delectable, luscious, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy
These adjectives mean very pleasing to the sense of taste: a delicious pâté; delectable raspberries; luscious chocolate bonbons; a scrumptious peach; a toothsome apple; yummy fudge.
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delicious

(dɪˈlɪʃəs)
adj
1. very appealing to the senses, esp to the taste or smell
2. extremely enjoyable or entertaining: a delicious joke.
[C13: from Old French, from Late Latin dēliciōsus, from Latin dēliciae delights, charms, from dēlicere to entice; see delight]
deˈliciously adv
deˈliciousness n
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de•li•cious

(dɪˈlɪʃ əs)

adj.
1. highly pleasing to the senses, esp. taste or smell.
2. very pleasing; delightful.
n.
3. (cap.) a red or yellow variety of apple.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Old French < Late Latin dēliciōsus= Latin dēlici(a) delight]
de•li′cious•ly, adv.
de•li′cious•ness, n.
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tasteful

tastydelicious
1. 'tasteful'

Something that is tasteful is attractive and elegant. You can use tasteful to talk about things such as furniture, ornaments, and clothes.

The bedroom was simple but tasteful.
He always sent the most tasteful Christmas cards.
2. 'tasty'

Food that is tasty has a pleasant flavour.

Try this tasty dish for supper with a crispy salad.
The seeds, when toasted, are tasty and nutritious.
3. 'delicious'

Note that you do not usually describe sweet foods as 'tasty'. Instead, you can say that they are delicious.

Martha makes the most delicious chocolate pudding.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Delicious - variety of sweet eating apples
dessert apple, eating apple - an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking
Golden Delicious, Yellow Delicious - a sweet eating apple with yellow skin
Red Delicious - a sweet eating apple with bright red skin; most widely grown apple worldwide
Adj.1.delicious - greatly pleasing or entertaining; "a delightful surprise"; "the comedy was delightful"; "a delicious joke"
pleasing - giving pleasure and satisfaction; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance"
2.delicious - extremely pleasing to the sense of tastedelicious - extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
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delicious

adjective
1. delectable, tasty, luscious, choice, savoury, palatable, dainty, mouthwatering, yummy (slang), scrumptious (informal), appetizing, toothsome, ambrosial, lekker (S. African slang), nectareous a wide selection of delicious meals to choose from
delectable unpleasant, distasteful, disagreeable
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delicious

adjective
1. Highly pleasing, especially to the sense of taste:
Slang: yummy.
2. Giving great pleasure or delight:
Informal: darling.
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Translations
شَهِيّلَذيذ، شَهِي
lahodný
lækkervelsmagende
herkullinen
slastan
finomízletes
ljúffengur
美味しい
맛있는
skaniaiskanumasskanus
gardsgaršīgs
delicios
lahodný
slasten
delikathärligläckersmakligutsökt
อร่อย
ngon

delicious

[dɪˈlɪʃəs] ADJ [food, taste, smell] → delicioso, exquisito, riquísimo; [sensation] → delicioso
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delicious

[dɪˈlɪʃəs] adj
[food, taste] → délicieux/euse, exquis(e)
(= delightful) [feeling] → délicieux/euse
a delicious irony → une ironie délicieuse
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

delicious

adj
food etcköstlich, lecker (inf)
(= delightful)herrlich; in delicious anticipationvoll herrlicher Vorfreude
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delicious

[dɪˈlɪʃəs] adjdelizioso/a, squisito/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

delicious

(diˈliʃəs) adjective
highly pleasing to the taste. a delicious meal.
deˈliciously adverb
deˈliciousness noun
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delicious

شَهِيّ lahodný lækker köstlich πεντανόστιμος delicioso herkullinen délicieux slastan delizioso 美味しい 맛있는 lekker lekker wyborny delicioso восхитительный utsökt อร่อย lezzetli ngon 好吃的
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delicious

a. delicioso-a; exquisito-a.
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