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1. Greatly pleasing to the taste; delicious. See Synonyms at delicious.
2. Greatly pleasing; delightful: found her anecdotes delectable.
3. Sexually attractive or alluring.
Something delightful or delicious: a feast of home-cooked delectables.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin dēlectābilis, from dēlectāre, to please; see delight.]

de·lec′ta·bil′i·ty, de·lec′ta·ble·ness n.
de·lec′ta·bly adv.


[dɪˈlɛktəblɪ] advdeliziosamente
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