What does the word delectable mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Delectably.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Delectableness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Delightful; charming.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Albert Bigelow Paine