delightful Definition

  • 1causing delight; charming
  • 2very pleasant or enjoyable

Using delightful: Examples

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

  • Example

    The garden is a delightful place to sit and relax.

  • Example

    She has a delightful personality.

  • Example

    We had a delightful evening together.

  • Example

    The food was absolutely delightful.

delightful Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with delightful

  • an unexpected event that brings joy and happiness


    The party was a delightful surprise for her birthday.

  • a person or group of people who are enjoyable to spend time with


    She is always delightful company at parties.

  • weather that is very pleasant and enjoyable


    We had a picnic in the park on a delightful day.


Summary: delightful in Brief

The term 'delightful' [dɪˈlaɪtfʊl] describes something that causes delight or is charming, such as a garden or a person's personality. It can also refer to something that is very pleasant or enjoyable, like an evening or food. Phrases include 'delightful surprise,' 'delightful company,' and 'delightful weather.' Synonyms include 'charming,' 'enjoyable,' and 'pleasing.'

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