pleasure

noun

verb

Dialects

Emoji One Apple Twemoji Facebook Messenger Google
Emoji One's smiling face with smiling eyes emoji Apple's smiling face with smiling eyes emoji Twemoji's smiling face with smiling eyes emoji Facebook's smiling face with smiling eyes emoji Messenger's smiling face with smiling eyes emoji Google's smiling face with smiling eyes emoji
Emoji One's relieved face emoji Apple's relieved face emoji Twemoji's relieved face emoji Facebook's relieved face emoji Messenger's relieved face emoji Google's relieved face emoji

Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French plaisir ‘to please’ (used as a noun). The second syllable was altered under the influence of abstract nouns ending in -ure, such as measure.

Pronunciation

  • pleasure /ˈplɛʒə/