Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Delightful; charming.

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Usage examples "delectable":

  1. The young lady, in a checked apron and mob- cap, greeted her friends with a dish of buckwheats in one hand, and a pair of cheeks that proved she had been learning to fry these delectable cakes. - "Kitty's Class Day And Other Stories", Louisa M. Alcott.
  2. She'll be the most delectable, the most-" Mr. Twist rose from his chair in such haste that he pushed the table crooked. - "Christopher and Columbus", Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim.
  3. He sailed in March, and his four months in those delectable islands remained always to him a golden memory- an experience which he hoped some day to repeat. - "The Boys' Life of Mark Twain", Albert Bigelow Paine.