noun, plural del·is [del-eez] /ˈdɛl iz/. Informal.
Origin of deli
Related Words for deliemporium, chain, boutique, market, outlet, mill, store, stand, deli, supermarket, showroom, shop, drugstore, cafeteria, mart, super, repository, storehouse, restaurant, charcuterie
Examples from the Web for deli
Contemporary Examples of deli
I finally come across the only thing open tonight at the Taj: a deli called GO, the sort of place you might find in Penn Station.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal
December 8, 2014
Then just 8-years-old he saw writing on a deli Billboard that was in Hebrew.Out of the Birdcage: How Mike Nichols Made Gay Culture Mainstream
November 20, 2014
We will become doctors, deli owners, teachers, parents, and maybe even one day, President of the United States.13 Years After 9/11, Anti-Muslim Bigotry Is Worse Than Ever
September 11, 2014
There are numerous scenes where the deli owner hosts two friends, also immigrants, after closing time.My Imaginary Literary Friends
February 23, 2014
Bryant had gone with friends to the 20/20 Deli on Southern Boulevard to get some sandwiches.Alphonza Bryant, the Slain Bronx Teen Who Did Everything Right
May 2, 2013
Historical Examples of deli
The next letter (Deli, March 20th, 1873) was all unclouded joy.
The Deli pony is a rare-shaped little animal, standing from 13 hands to 13.2, with immense strength, and very fast.On the Equator
Harry de Windt
He presently reported himself from Deli, where he was learning the business of a "nutmace" planter.
Now, my Deli Khans, let us give chase to the huge monster as we would to the savage Urus.The Circassian Chief
Our section from Deli Abbas was moved up to take the place of the one that had been engaged, which now returned to Baghdad.War in the Garden of Eden
noun plural delis
1954, short for delicatessen.