Origin of delts

First recorded in 1965–70; by shortening Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for delt

Historical Examples of delt

  • For a few minutes the flames stood up, snapping far into the air, and throwing detached ribbons of fire toward the Delt buildings.

    The Bail Jumper

    Robert J. C. Stead

Word Origin and History for delt

short for deltoid (q.v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper