AskDefine | Define deli

Dictionary Definition

deli n : a shop selling delicatessen (as salads or cooked meats) [syn: delicatessen, food shop]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

Clipped from English delicatessen < German Delikatessen ("delicacies") < French délicatesse < Latin delicatus ("tender"), of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A shop that sells cooked or prepared food ready for serving.

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • /ˈdɛli/|lang=hu

Adjective

  1. stalwart, athletic (figure), well-built (person)

Turkish

Etymology

Common Turkic *tälig

Adjective

deli

Derived terms

Extensive Definition

Deli may refer to:
deli in German: Deli
deli in French: Deli
deli in Hungarian: Deli
deli in Dutch: Deli
deli in Turkish: Deli

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

appetizing store, bakery, bakeshop, bodega, butcher shop, creamery, dairy, delicatessen, food shop, food store, fruit stand, grocery, grocery store, groceteria, health food store, meat market, pork store, superette, supermarket, vegetable store
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