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DELECTABLE

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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]

Meaning:

Extremely pleasing to the sense of taste

Synonyms:

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

Similar:

tasty (pleasing to the sense of taste)


Sense 2delectable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Capable of arousing desire

Synonyms:

sexually attractive; delectable

Context example:

the delectable Miss Haynes

Similar:

desirable (worth having or seeking or achieving)


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