Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
delight

de·light

delight

 
 
pronunciation:
d laIt
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
Word Builder, Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition: great pleasure.
Watching the children having so much fun gave delight to the parents.
synonyms:
enjoyment, pleasure
antonyms:
disgust
similar words:
joy, satisfaction
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: delighted, delighting, delights
definition: to give great pleasure to someone.
He delighted us with his jokes.
synonyms:
please
antonyms:
disgust
similar words:
amuse, cheer
derivation: delighted (adj.)
Word Builder: delight +
  • delighted:
    happy.
  • delightful:
    causing delight.
Word Explorer
See
  happiness