1. delicious

adjective. ['dɪˈlɪʃəs'] greatly pleasing or entertaining.


  • delightful


  • fresh
  • sweet


  • delicious (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • delicious (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Delicious

  • superstitious
  • expeditious
  • surreptitious
  • repetitious
  • injudicious
  • suspicious
  • propitious
  • nutritious
  • fictitious
  • factitious
  • capricious
  • seditious
  • pernicious
  • malicious
  • judicious
  • auspicious
  • ambitious
  • vicious

How do you pronounce delicious?

Pronounce delicious as dɪˈlɪʃəs.

US - How to pronounce delicious in American English

UK - How to pronounce delicious in British English

How to spell delicious? Is it dilicious? Or delicous? Common misspellings are:

  • dilicious
  • delicous

Sentences with delicious

1. Adjective
While absolutely delicious, milkshakes tend to be very high in fat and sugar.

Quotes about delicious

1. There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they'll take you.
- Beatrix Potter

2. Back in 2004, Kellie Overbey handed me her play 'Girl Talk' to read. I fell in love with her brutally delicious humor and the fearlessly deft way in which she drew her characters. They jumped off the page and begged me to give them a space in which to stomp around.
- Carrie Preston

3. Pull up a chair. Take a taste. Come join us. Life is so endlessly delicious.
- Ruth Reichl

2. delicious

adjective. ['dɪˈlɪʃəs'] extremely pleasing to the sense of taste.


  • pleasant-tasting
  • yummy
  • scrumptious
  • luscious
  • toothsome
  • delectable


  • sour
  • unpalatable
  • unappetizing
  • unsexy


  • delicious (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • delicious (Anglo-Norman)

3. Delicious

noun. variety of sweet eating apples.


  • Yellow Delicious
  • dessert apple
  • Red Delicious
  • Golden Delicious