Meaning of “delighted” in the English Dictionary

"delighted" in British English

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delightedadjective

uk /dɪˈlaɪ.tɪd/ us /dɪˈlaɪ.t̬ɪd/

B1 very pleased:

a delighted audience
Pat was delighted with her new house.
I was delighted at/by your news.
[ + that ] I'm absolutely delighted that you can come.
[ + to infinitive ] We'd be delighted to come to dinner on Friday.

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delightedly
adverb uk /dɪˈlaɪ.tɪd.li/ us /dɪˈlaɪ.t̬ɪd.li/

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

"delighted" in American English

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delightedadjective

us /dɪˈlɑɪ·t̬ɪd/

very pleased:

a delighted expression
[ + to infinitive ] I’m delighted to meet you.

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