noun \ˈde-lē\

: a store where you can buy foods (such as meats, cheese, salads, and sandwiches) that are already cooked or prepared

plural del·is

Full Definition of DELI


Examples of DELI

  1. We bought sandwiches and drinks at the deli.

First Known Use of DELI

circa 1954
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noun \ˈde-lē\
plural del·is

Definition of DELI for Kids


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