delight (someone) by (doing something)(redirected from delighted him by)
delight (someone) by (doing something)
To please someone by doing something. My husband delighted me by throwing a surprise party for my birthday.
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delight someone by something
to please someone with something; to please someone by doing something. (See also delight someone with something.) You delighted me by agreeing to join us. I was delighted by your proposal.