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delectable (adj.)

c. 1400, "delightful to one of the senses, highly pleasing," from Old French delectable delitable and directly from Latin delectabilis "delightful," from delectare "to allure, delight, charm, please," frequentative of delicere "entice" (see delicious). The earlier form in English was delitable (late 13c.). Since c. 1700 "rarer, more or less affected or humorous, and restricted to the lighter kinds of pleasure" [OED]. Related: Delectably.

updated on July 14, 2018

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Definitions of delectable from WordNet

delectable (adj.)
extremely pleasing to the sense of taste;
Synonyms: delicious / luscious / pleasant-tasting / scrumptious / toothsome / yummy
delectable (adj.)
capable of arousing sexual desire;
the delectable Miss Haynes
Synonyms: sexually attractive
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