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Definition of delicious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    delicious

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//dɪˈlɪʃəs//
     
     
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  1. 1having a very pleasant taste or smell Who cooked this? It's delicious. a delicious alternative to cheese This dish is delicious with cream.
  2. 2(literary) extremely pleasant or enjoyable the delicious coolness of the breeze A delicious shiver of excitement ran through his body.
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adverb deliciously creamy soup The lotion felt deliciously cool on my hot skin.
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