Delicious

usgb/dɪˈlɪʃəs/Volume
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LampPro Tip 1/3
Not for PeoplePlay
Reserve 'delicious' for food and drink, not for describing people, to avoid awkwardness. SlideThe spaghetti is delicious, not 'He is delicious.'
LampPro Tip 2/3
Express SatisfactionPlay
Use 'delicious' to show you're really pleased with the taste of something. SlideThis homemade lemonade is delicious!
LampPro Tip 3/3
Positive IntensityPlay
'Delicious' suggests a strong positive reaction, more than just 'good' or 'nice'. SlideThe soup wasn't just good, it was delicious.