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Meaning of DELECTABLE

Pronunciation:  di'lektubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  capable of arousing desire; "the delectable Miss Haynes"
  2. [adj]  extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
 

DELECTABLE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: delicious, desirable, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, sexually attractive, tasteful, toothsome, yummy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*lec"ta*ble\, a. [OF. delitable, OF. delitable, F.
d['e]lectable, fr. L. delectabilis, fr. delectare to delight.
See {Delight}.]
Highly pleasing; delightful.

      Delectable both to behold and taste.     --Milton.
-- {De*lec"ta*ble*ness}, n. -- {De*lec"ta*bly}, adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adorable, agreeable, ambrosial, choice, dainty, darling, delicate, delicious, delightful, exquisite, flavorsome, good, good to eat, good-tasting, gustable, gusty, heavenly, juicy, likable, luscious, lush, nectareous, nectarous, nice, of gourmet quality, palatable, pleasing, rare, sapid, savorous, savory, scrumptious, succulent, tasty, toothsome, yummy
 

 

 

 

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