delight

 
delight
Noun
1. (pleasure) 
a. el gusto m, placer (M) 
to my/her delightpara mi/su deleite
he took delight in her failurese alegró de su fracaso
to take delight in doing somethingdisfrutar haciendo algo
the delights of Blackpoollos encantos or placeres de la ciudad de Blackpool
transitive verb
2. (general) 
a. deleitar, encantar 
intransitive verb
3. (general) 
to delight in doing somethingdisfrutar haciendo algo
delight [dɪˈlaɪt]
noun
1 (feeling of joy) deleite (m); placer (m); (jubilation) regocijo (m)
much to her delight, they lost perdieron, con gran regocijo de su parte
to my delight
to take delight in sth disfrutar con algo; deleitarse con algo; to take delight in doing sth disfrutar haciendo algo; deleitarse en hacer algo
2 (pleasurable thing) encanto (m)
one of the delights of Majorca uno de los encantos de Mallorca; the book is sheer delight el libro es una verdadera delicia or maravilla; she is a delight to teach (said of schoolgirl) es un placer ser su maestra; a delight to the eye un placer para la vista
transitive verb
[+person] encantar; deleitar
intransitive verb
to delight in sth disfrutar con algo; deleitarse con algo; to delight in doing sth disfrutar haciendo algo; deleitarse en hacer algo
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