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Correct spelling: delilah

Definition of delilah:

( Old Testament) the Philistine mistress of Samson who betrayed him by cutting off his hair and so deprived him of his strength

Common misspellings for delilah:

  • deliah (50%)
  • delilia (18%)
  • deliliah (14%)
  • delila (9%)
  • delillah (9%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.



Meaning: languishing, lovelorn, seductive

Origin: Hebrew

Delilah as a girl's name is pronounced dee-LYE-lah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Delilah is "languishing, lovelorn, seductive". Biblical: the woman who beguiled Samson into revealing the secret of his superhuman strength.

Related names: Lyla.

Sounds Like: Talula, Tallulah.

Variants: Lilah, Dalila, Delila, Lila.

Examples of usage for delilah:

1) So the wiles of Delilah were employed again, though at the time I did not suspect her. - "The Man from Jericho", Edwin Carlile Litsey.

2) Delilah, a lyrical drama, written in French, and first published in Paris, achieved for this darling of Minerva a reputation which no man is entitled to expect during his lifetime. - "The Orchard of Tears", Sax Rohmer.

3) You may add the note to your very accurate recollections of Sir Jacques that on the publication of Delilah he instructed his butler to say that he was abroad whenever I might call!" - "The Orchard of Tears", Sax Rohmer.

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