Delectable meaning

dĭ-lĕktə-bəl
Greatly pleasing to the taste; delicious.
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Sexually attractive or alluring.
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Greatly pleasing; delightful.

Found her anecdotes delectable.

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Very pleasing; delightful; now, esp., pleasing to the taste; delicious; luscious.
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Pleasing to the taste; delicious.
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Something fitting the above description.
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Delectable is defined as something that is delicious.

An example of delectable is a piece of Godiva chocolate.

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The definition of delectable is very pleasing to taste.

An example of delectable is a delicious prime rib dinner.

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Something delightful or delicious.

A feast of home-cooked delectables.

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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