Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

The Best Internet Slang

Delaney

[duh-ley-nee] /dəˈleɪ ni/
noun
1.
Shelagh [shee-luh] /ˈʃi lə/ (Show IPA), 1939–2011, English playwright.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Delaney
Historical Examples
  • Sergeant Delaney, on entering the barracks, was put under arrest.

    Adventures and Recollections Bill o'th' Hoylus End
  • "I'll find it, Mrs. Delaney—but you must be patient," he mildly replied.

    They of the High Trails

    Hamlin Garland
  • After that Delaney never strayed from the proper trail again.

    The Boy Land Boomer Ralph Bonehill
  • "It's a stattoo we will put up fer him in Oklahomy," said Delaney.

    The Boy Land Boomer Ralph Bonehill
  • "Oi reckon thot's the trail," said Delaney, after an examination.

    The Boy Land Boomer Ralph Bonehill
  • If he visits anybody today—we ought to have an extra man with Delaney.

    The Winning Clue

    James Hay, Jr.
  • Anyway, he's gone now; and Delaney wants to know what he's to do.

    The Winning Clue

    James Hay, Jr.
  • Mr. Delaney found me a copy of The Mass; so I have been studying you before calling.

    The Message Alec John Dawson
  • He thought of Delaney and the buckskin and ground his teeth.

    The Octopus Frank Norris
  • Fight like—like you and Mr. Delaney that time with—oh, dear—with guns?

    The Octopus Frank Norris

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Delaney

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Delaney

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for delaney