Delectable Definition

dĭ-lĕktə-bəl
adjective
Very pleasing; delightful; now, esp., pleasing to the taste; delicious; luscious.
Webster's New World
Greatly pleasing; delightful.
Found her anecdotes delectable.
American Heritage
Sexually attractive or alluring.
American Heritage
noun
Something delightful or delicious.
A feast of home-cooked delectables.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Delectable

Noun

Singular:
delectable
Plural:
delectables

Origin of Delectable

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin dēlectābilis from dēlectāre to please delight

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French délectable, from Medieval Latin delectare (“to delight”).

    From Wiktionary

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