- delightful; highly pleasing; enjoyable: a delectable witticism.
- delicious: a delectable dinner.
- an especially appealing or appetizing food or dish: a buffet table spread with delectables.
- highly enjoyable, esp pleasing to the taste; delightful
adj.late 14c., from Old French delectable, from Latin delectabilis “delightful,” from delectare (see delight (n.)). Related: Delectably.