The state or feeling of being pleased or gratified. A source of enjoyment or delight: The graceful skaters were a pleasure to watch. Amusement, diversion, or worldly enjoyment: "Pleasure . . . is a safer guide than either right or duty\u201d ( Samuel Butler). Sensual gratification or indulgence. One's preference or wish: What is your pleasure? To give pleasure or enjoyment to; gratify: Our host pleasured us with his company. To take pleasure; delight: The hiker paused, pleasuring in the sounds of the forest. To go in search of pleasure or enjoyment.