delicious Definition

  • 1having a pleasant taste or smell
  • 2very pleasant; delightful

Using delicious: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "delicious" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The food was absolutely delicious.

  • Example

    This cake is so delicious!

  • Example

    The aroma of the coffee is delicious.

  • Example

    The wine has a delicious flavor.

delicious Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with delicious

  • very sweet in a pleasant way


    The strawberries were deliciously sweet.

  • spicy in a pleasant way


    The curry was deliciously spicy.

  • creamy in a pleasant way


    The ice cream was deliciously creamy.


Summary: delicious in Brief

The term 'delicious' [dɪˈlɪʃəs] describes something that has a pleasant taste or smell, or is very pleasant and delightful. It is often used to describe food and drinks, such as 'This cake is so delicious!' and 'The wine has a delicious flavor.' 'Delicious' can also be used in phrases like 'deliciously sweet,' 'deliciously spicy,' and 'deliciously creamy,' which describe specific qualities of taste.

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