delightedly delightedly


  • (adv) with delight


  1. Kilgore said delightedly before heading inside.
  2. In an adjoining room, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, rested from the ordeal of motherhood, listened delightedly to the shrill wails of the new arrival.
  3. The sea roars eerily through the heavy fog, and the locals sit in the green corners of the hills, picnicking delightedly in the rain.


  • Watching a son-in-law grow into fatherhood

    The first time I met Michael Zinn, he was 19. Standing at our kitchen stove, he was delightedly preparing an elaborate dinner. He had driven our youngest daughter, Nancy, home from college over a break, and while we were briefly out, the two of them had decided to surprise us with a gourmet meal.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /