delicious delicious  /dɪ ˈlɪ ʃəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) variety of sweet eating apples
  2. (adj) greatly pleasing or entertaining
  3. (adj) extremely pleasing to the sense of taste

Usage(s):

  1. The revolution in mathematical logic early in the 20th century opened up a delicious prospect: a rigorous science of meanings.
  2. It is one of the more delicious workings of karma that Singapore, which criminalizes homosexuality, should have as its leading young poet an openly gay man.
  3. Ice CreamGetting Your Licks August 10, 1981 See Larger Cover Cover Story Excerpt: Fresh fruit and fantasy now turn butterfat into delicious sin.

News

  1. Rio Dell Offers 'Reading is So Delicious' Program

    Mary Bullwinkel, Beacon Correspondent ”Reading is so Delicious” is the theme for the 2013 Summer Reading Program locally and statewide, and the Rio Dell Public Library is planning a special celebration to launch the program this coming weekend.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Humboldt Beacon

  2. The delicious chemical snack known as "Pirate's Booty" is worth $195 million.

    The delicious chemical snack known as "Pirate's Booty" is worth $195 million . Well worth it. Read more...        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Gawker

  3. Delicious/Nutritious: Blackberries with meat and in a pudding treat

    Big, fat blackberries — not too sweet, but plump and delicious. I love them. I love purple tongues and stained fingers.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Lawrence Journal-World

Quotes

  1. "My mother had 94 delicious years. She lived them to the fullest," daughter Luci Baines Johnson said Friday.
    on Jul 13, 2007 By: Luci Baines Johnson Source: FOXNews

  2. Joking about his illness, Leno said: "What happened was - and I think was a mistake - I ate a raw pig a friend brought back from Mexico. It was delicious."
    on Apr 28, 2009 By: Jay Leno Source: BBC News

  3. "For now, Brad and I are enjoying the delicious dilemma of deciding where, when, and how we will be married," Takei wrote on his blog. "Marriage equality took a long time, but, like fine wine, its bouquet is simply exquisite."
    on May 20, 2008 By: George Takei Source: KOAT

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