delighted

(redirected from delightedness)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.

delight (someone) by (something)

To do something that pleases someone else. My husband delighted me by throwing a surprise party for my birthday.
See also: delight

delight (someone) with (something)

To give someone something that makes them happy. My husband delighted me with a brand-new car for my birthday.
See also: delight

delighted to have you

A phrase said when one is happy to be visited by someone. Feel free to stay as long as you like—we're just delighted to have you!
See also: delighted, have

delighted to make your acquaintance

I'm very happy to meet you. After hearing so many good things about you, I'm delighted to make your acquaintance, Stu.

(I'm) delighted to have you (here).

 and (We're) delighted to have you (here).
You're welcome here any time.; Glad you could come. (See also (It's) good to have you here.) Bill: Thank you for inviting me for dinner, Mr. Franklin. Bill: I'm delighted to have you. "We're delighted to see you," said Tom's grandparents. "It's so nice to have you here for a visit."
See also: delighted, have

(I'm) delighted to make your acquaintance.

Fig. I am very glad to meet you. Tom: My name is Tom. I work in the advertising department. Mary: I'm Mary. I work in accounting. Delighted to make your acquaintance. Tom: Yeah. Good to meet you. Fred: Sue, this is Bob. He'll be working with us on the Wilson project. Sue: I'm delighted to make your acquaintance, Bob. Bob: My pleasure.