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 Dictionary entry overview: What does delectable mean? 

DELECTABLE (adjective)
  The adjective DELECTABLE has 2 senses:

1. extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
2. capable of arousing desire

  Familiarity information: DELECTABLE used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DELECTABLE (adjective)

Sense 1delectable [BACK TO TOP]


Extremely pleasing to the sense of taste


delectable; pleasant-tasting; scrumptious; yummy; delicious; luscious; toothsome


tasty (pleasing to the sense of taste)

Sense 2delectable [BACK TO TOP]


Capable of arousing desire


sexually attractive; delectable

Context example:

the delectable Miss Haynes


desirable (worth having or seeking or achieving)

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