Delight in - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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delight in (someone or something)
To derive joy from someone or something. I delight in my students—their curiosity keeps my passion for teaching alive. With the way my son delights in being on stage, I think he should really pursue a career in acting.
delight in someone or something
to take great pleasure in someone or something. I delight in your interest in my work. We all delight in James. What a fine boy!
To derive great pleasure or joy from something or someone: The happy couple delighted in taking romantic walks through the park.
References in periodicals archive
Some of our top underwriting professionals have "crossed over" (as we delight in
chiding them), bringing their considerable skills to bear for such agencies.
No doubt kids will delight in
the possibilities - if they can get parents to buy any of the products.
Kids will delight in
the "Up Close and Personal" interviews of all the contestants by their favorite host Big Bird
Throughout, Kerouac embraces an inextinguishable delight in
mistress and master of ceremonies, porn queen Nina Hartley, and twisted magician Paul Nathan.