delitable

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

delitable (comparative more delitable, superlative most delitable)

  1. Alternative form of delightable

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for delitable in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French delitable; equivalent to delite +‎ -able.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /deːˈliːtaːbəl/, /dɛˈliːtaːbəl/

Adjective[edit]

delitable (comparative delitabeler, superlative delitabylest)

  1. Delightful, delectable, enjoyable; causing delight.
  2. Causing spiritual elation or joy; religiously pleasing.
  3. (rare) Decadent or indulgent; enjoying luxury.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: delightable, delitable

References[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

deliter +‎ -able.

Adjective[edit]

delitable m (oblique and nominative feminine singular delitable)

  1. delightful; very pleasing

Declension[edit]