[ delts ]
/ dɛlts /
Informal. deltoid muscles.
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Origin of delts
First recorded in 1965–70; by shortening
Words nearby delts
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Example sentences from the Web for delts
The best tick I have is none too good for Mr. Gardiner, was Mrs. Delts reply, which left the young man speechless.
They are not heavy, and besides, I am to walk only as far as Mrs. Delts.