Translation of "delight" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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delightnoun [ C or U ]

uk /dɪˈlaɪt/ us /dɪˈlaɪt/

B2 (something or someone that gives) great pleasure, satisfaction, or happiness

My sister's little boy is a real delight. 我姐姐的小男孩很招人喜欢。
I read your letter with great delight. 我非常愉快地读了你的来信。
The children squealed in delight when they saw all the presents under the Christmas tree. 孩子们看到圣诞树下的各种礼物时兴奋地叫了起来。
He seems to take great delight in (= enjoys) teasing his sister. 他似乎觉得逗他妹妹玩很有趣。
the delights of sth

the pleasures of something

We're just discovering the delights of being retired. 我们刚刚开始体会到退休后的种种乐趣。

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delightverb [ T ]

uk /dɪˈlaɪt/ us /dɪˈlaɪt/

to give someone great pleasure or satisfaction

Peter's academic success delighted his family. 彼得在学校里的良好表现让全家人感到高兴。

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(Translation of “delight” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)