An example of delight is a baby who says her first words and brings her parents great joy with those words.
An example of delight is a person who really enjoys painting.
Delights in taking long walks.
An example of delight is what you feel when you've just won the lottery.
An example of delight is your favorite quaint little restaurant.
The vacation was a delight for the whole family.
An old movie that still delights.
A movie that will delight all audiences.
The proud parents' faces beamed with delight.
Origin of delight
- Middle English delit from Old French a pleasure from delitier to please, charm from Latin dēlectāre dē- intensive pref. de– lactāre frequentative of lacere to entice
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition