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delightful

adjective uk   /dɪˈlaɪt.fəl/ us  
B2 very pleasant, attractive, or enjoyable: Our new neighbours are delightful. Thank you for a delightful evening.
delightfully
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
Translations of “delightful”
in Korean 즐거운…
in Arabic مُبْهِج, مُمْتِع…
in Portuguese encantador…
in Catalan encantador…
in Japanese 楽しい…
in Italian piacevole, incantevole…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愉快的, 吸引人的, 有趣的…
in Russian восхитительный…
in Turkish hoş, zevk veren, sevimli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 愉快的, 吸引人的, 有趣的…
in Polish wspaniały, rozkoszny…
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