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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. extremely pleasing to the sense of taste;
[syn: delectable, delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy]

2. capable of arousing desire;
- Example: "the delectable Miss Haynes"
[syn: delectable, sexually attractive]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Delectable \De*lec"ta*ble\, a. [OF. delitable, OF. delitable, F. d['e]lectable, fr. L. delectabilis, fr. delectare to delight. See Delight.] 1. Highly pleasing; delightful. [1913 Webster] Delectable both to behold and taste. --Milton. 2. extremely pleasing to the sense of taste; same as luscious, 1. Syn: delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy. [WordNet 1.5] -- De*lec"ta*ble*ness, n. -- De*lec"ta*bly, adv. -- De*lec`ta*bil"i*ty, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

delectable adj 1: extremely pleasing to the sense of taste [syn: delectable, delicious, luscious, pleasant- tasting, scrumptious, toothsome, yummy] 2: capable of arousing desire; "the delectable Miss Haynes" [syn: delectable, sexually attractive]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

36 Moby Thesaurus words for "delectable": 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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