pleasure

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 [ˈplɛʒər]


Inflections of 'pleasure' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
pleasures
v 3rd person singular
pleasuring
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
pleasured
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
pleasured
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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pleasure

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [great, enormous, real, genuine, immense] pleasure
  2. gives me [great] pleasure to [announce, introduce]
  3. take [great] pleasure in [seeing, making, telling]
  4. [sexual, carnal] pleasures
  5. [giddy, enraptured, consumed] with pleasure
  6. [writhing, moaning, sighing] in pleasure
  7. it [is, has been] a pleasure [meeting, seeing] you
  8. [it's, it was] a pleasure to [meet] you
  9. it's (been) my pleasure!
  10. it would be my pleasure (to)
  11. it's our pleasure to [inform, welcome, introduce]
  12. it would be a pleasure to [help, come]
  13. the pleasure is all mine
  14. have the pleasure of [working, playing, traveling] with
  15. I've never had the pleasure
  16. the pleasure of her [company, wit, surroundings]
  17. the pursuit of pleasure
  18. is this trip for business or pleasure?
n as adj
  1. a pleasure [boat, ride, ground, port]
  2. the pleasure points on the body
  3. psychology: the pleasure principle
v
  1. sexually explicit: pleasure your [lover, boyfriend, wife]
  2. sexually explicit: pleasure him (in bed)
  3. sexually explicit: pleasure him with [your mouth, a toy]
  4. sexually explicit: pleasure yourself
  5. sexually explicit: [orally, sexually] pleasured
  6. sexually explicit: pleasured and [excited, aroused]
  7. sexually explicit: pleasured to orgasm
  8. sexually explicit: pleasured by [toys, her lover]
  9. pleasures the [senses, taste buds]
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