[ deel-yuh ]

  1. a female given name, form of Cordelia.

Words Nearby Delia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Delia in a sentence

  • And so come the most surprising facet of Delia's memoir, her choice to lead with the emotionally heaviest subject—Nora's death.

  • He disappeared ever such a long time ago, and poor Miss Robinson—Delia—naturally wants to find him.

    First Plays | A. A. Milne
  • What has happened, Miss Delia, is that I have learnt at last the secret that my heart has been striving to tell me for weeks past.

    First Plays | A. A. Milne
  • But, as Delia's mother, I ought to warn you that she is hardly fitted to take the place of your housekeeper.

    First Plays | A. A. Milne
  • But Thyrsis found to his pain that it was impossible to make these considerations of any real import to Delia.

    Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
  • Delia Gordon came nearly every day to see Corydon, and once or twice Corydon went down to the town and had lunch with her.

    Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair