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Definition of "delight" []

  • Great pleasure; joy. (noun)
  • Something that gives great pleasure or enjoyment. (noun)
  • To take great pleasure or joy: delights in taking long walks. (verb-intransitive)
  • To give great pleasure or joy: an old movie that still delights. (verb-intransitive)
  • To please greatly. See Synonyms at please. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "delight" in a sentence
  • "The day of my delight is the day when you draw near, i."
  • "The day of my delight is the day when draw you near"
  • "If all of the audience, all of every audience, has tried to play the pieces they hear played, you know the delight is a thousand-fold greater."