delight: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (di-līt'), [key]
— n.
  1. a high degree of pleasure or enjoyment; joy; rapture: She takes great delight in her job.
  2. something that gives great pleasure: The dance was a delight to see.
  1. to give great pleasure, satisfaction, or enjoyment to; please highly: The show delighted everyone.
  1. to have great pleasure; take pleasure (fol. by in or an infinitive): She delights in going for long walks in the country.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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