Example sentences for: delectable

How can you use “delectable” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Since Arianna Huffington floated the idea of a Warren Beatty presidential campaign last week, the actor's ambitions have been the summer's most delectable political story.

  • As Emmet Ray, the fictional 1940s jazz guitarist in Woody Allen's unexpectedly delectable Sweet and Lowdown , he lifts his voice about an octave and wears a small waxed mustache as if it were a fancy hood ornament.

  • They are proud of the scenic beauty, delectable wines, and exquisite hand embroidery that their tiny island has become rightly famous for.

  • The critics gripe a bit but still give a standing ovation to Mike Leigh's ( Secrets and Lies ) new film, about a short span in the lives and work of Gilbert and Sullivan as they compose and stage The Mikado . "Only a lunatic would call Topsy-Turvy , with its lame first hour and host of loose ends, a masterpiece, but by the finale I was ready to have myself committed" (David Edelstein, Slate ). It's "one of those films that create a mix of erudition, pageantry and delectable acting opportunities, much as Shakespeare in Love did last year," and it "vigorously and amusingly explore[s] what it means for an artist to renew his energies by returning to square one" (Janet Maslin, the New York Times ). Several note its slow start and general disorganization: "[I]t teases us with the feeling that Leigh had a basic plan for the picture and never realized it" (Stanley Kauffmann, the New Republic ). (Click to read the rest of Edelstein's review in

  • Oprah has already discoursed at length on this delectable treat, so there is no need for me to elaborate here.


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