Meaning of “delicious” in the English Dictionary

"delicious" in British English

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deliciousadjective

uk /dɪˈlɪʃ.əs/ us /dɪˈlɪʃ.əs/

B1 having a very pleasant taste 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 great pleasure:

I have some delicious gossip to tell you.

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deliciousness
noun [ U ] uk /dɪˈlɪʃ.əs.nəs/ us /dɪˈlɪʃ.əs.nəs/

(Definition of “delicious” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"delicious" in American English

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deliciousadjective

us /dɪˈlɪʃ·əs/

very pleasant, esp. to taste or smell:

Judy’s fried chicken is delicious.

(Definition of “delicious” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)