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"delicious" in British English

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deliciousadjective

uk   us   /dɪˈlɪʃ.əs/
B1 having a very ​pleasanttaste or ​smell: a delicious ​cake The delicious ​smell of ​freshly made ​coffee came from the ​kitchen. This ​wine is delicious. used to ​describe a ​situation or ​activity that gives you ​greatpleasure: I have some delicious ​gossip to ​tell you.

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deliciousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of delicious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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deliciousadjective

 us   /dɪˈlɪʃ·əs/
very ​pleasant, esp. to ​taste or ​smell: Judy’s ​friedchicken is delicious.
(Definition of delicious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “delicious”
in Korean 맛있는…
in Arabic شَهي, لَذيذ…
in Malaysian lazat…
in French délicieux…
in Russian вкусный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 美味的, (味道或氣味)誘人的, 好玩的,有趣的,有意思的…
in Italian delizioso…
in Turkish leziz, lezzetli, nefis…
in Polish wyśmienity, pyszny…
in Spanish delicioso, rico…
in Vietnamese thơm ngon…
in Portuguese delicioso…
in Thai อร่อย…
in German köstlich…
in Catalan deliciós…
in Japanese おいしい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 美味的, (味道或气味)诱人的, 好玩的,有趣的,有意思的…
in Indonesian lezat…
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