What does deli mean?

Definitions for deli
ˈdɛl i; ˈdɛl izdeli

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delicatessen, deli, food shopnoun

    a shop selling ready-to-eat food products


  1. delinoun

    A shop that sells cooked or prepared food ready for serving.

  2. delinoun

    Food sold at a delicatessen.

  3. Etymology: 1954. Clipped from English delicatessen, from German Delikatessen ("delicacies"), from French délicatesse, from Latin delicatus ("tender"), of unknown origin.


  1. Deli

    "Deli" is a song performed by Turkish rock group Mor ve Ötesi. It represented Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 in Belgrade, Serbia, earning the 7th place in the finals. The song was selected by TRT on February 15 amongst the nine finalists out of 19 entries in the second Eurovision semi-final on May 22. The song was performed third in the second semi-final, following Sweden's Charlotte Perrelli with Hero, and preceding Ukraine's Ani Lorak with Shady Lady. The song qualified to the final. The song was performed 12th in the final, and finished 7th with 138 points. The lyrics of the song in eight languages can be found on its official webpage. The song will be succeeded as Turkish representative at the 2009 contest by Hadise with "Düm Tek Tek".

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  1. DELI

    What does DELI stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the DELI acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. DELI

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Deli is ranked #144141 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Deli surname appeared 115 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Deli.

    87.8% or 101 total occurrences were White.
    7.8% or 9 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. diel

  2. idle

  3. lied

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deli in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deli in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of deli in a Sentence

  1. Jackie Newgent:

    Take full advantage of your freezer, including for foods that freeze well but that you might not typically freeze, such as milk, deli meats and breads.

  2. Ted Merwin:

    Jews needed Steves Deli as a really important communal gathering place, i see Steves Deli as on par with the synagogue during that era as a place for Jews to gather.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    Look, the point is this: my first job is to protect the American people, it is entirely legitimate for the American people to be deeply concerned when you've got a bunch of violent, vicious zealots who behead people or randomly shoot a bunch of folks in a deli in Paris.

  4. Norrina Allen:

    It's a small difference, but it's worth trying to reduce red meat and processed meat like pepperoni, bologna and deli meats.

  5. Wally Goetz:

    They were home, they didn't want to eat pizza every day, and all of a sudden, Steves Deli became an option that they never had, as horrible as it's been,( the pandemic) was not a bad thing for our business, especially because we have an influx of new people.

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