delicious ADJECTIVE 1) highly pleasant to the taste. 2) delightful: a delicious irony.
DERIVATIVES deliciously adverb deliciousness noun.
ORIGIN Latin deliciosus, from deliciae 'delight, pleasure' .

English terms dictionary. 2015.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Deliciousness — De*li cious*ness, n. 1. The quality of being delicious; as, the deliciousness of a repast. [1913 Webster] 2. Luxury. To drive away all superfluity and deliciousness. Sir T. North. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deliciousness — mid 15c., from DELICIOUS (Cf. delicious) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • deliciousness — noun see delicious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deliciousness — See deliciously. * * * …   Universalium

  • deliciousness — noun The state or quality of being delicious …   Wiktionary

  • deliciousness — n. delightfulness; tastiness, savoriness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deliciousness — de·li·cious·ness …   English syllables

  • deliciousness — noun extreme appetizingness • Syn: ↑delectability, ↑lusciousness, ↑toothsomeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑toothsome (for: ↑toothsomeness) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Next Iron Chef — Who will climb the ranks to culinary greatness? Format Reality, Cooking Starring Alton Brown Mark Dacascos …   Wikipedia

  • Daintiness — Dain ti*ness, n. The quality of being dainty; nicety; niceness; elegance; delicacy; deliciousness; fastidiousness; squeamishness. [1913 Webster] The daintiness and niceness of our captains Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] More notorious for the daintiness …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”