Reverse Dictionary: DEL – DELZ


DELAWARE – NOUNS
– BLUE HEN the state of Delaware …1830 US
– BLUE HEN STATE n. the state of Delaware …1897 US
 
DELAWARE – NOUNS, PERSON
– BLUE HEN’S CHICKEN a resident of Delaware …1840 Amer. dial.
– MOOR a member of a racially mixed people living in central Delaware and southern New Jersey …1888 Amer. dial.
– MUSKRAT an inhabitant of Delaware …1845 Amer. dial.
 
DELAY, DELAYED, DELAYING – ADJECTIVES
– CUNCTATIOUS prone to delay; addicted to delaying …1865 rare
– CUNCTATIVE cautiously slow, tardy, dilatory, prone to or causing delay …1617 rare
– CUNCTATORY disposed to delay or linger; procrastinating …1824 rare
– DELAYOUS given to delay; dilatory; procrastinating …1469 obs. rare
– REMORAL given to delay, dilatory …a1625 obs. rare
– COMPERENDINOUS postponed, prolonged, deferred, delayed …1730 obs.
– LAGGED delayed, tardy …1602 obs.
– LATE ON THE TIDE delayed, belated …1916 Amer. dial.
– OFF-PUTTEN dilatory, delaying, trifling …1892 Sc.
– OFF-PUTTING evasive, calculated to delay, playing for time, trifling …1880 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– TAIGLESOME time-consuming, retarding, delaying …1825 Sc.
– TAIGLIN delaying, hampering …1793 Sc.
– TARDATIVE tending to slacken speed, retarding, delaying …1665-6 obs.
 
DELAY etc. – ADVERBS
– AFRIST on trust or in a state of delay …Bk1898 Sc.
 
DELAY etc. – NOUNS
– BOGGLING delaying, unnecessarily hesitating …1815 Amer. dial.
– LETTING delaying, hindering; a hindrance, an obstacle …c1020 arch.
– ABODE the act of waiting; delay …a1250 obs.
– BARRACE a hindrance, obstruction, delay …1480 obs. rare
– BEED delay …Bk1911 Sc.
– BIDE delay, stay …a1000
– BLIN delay, hindrance …Bk1911 Sc.
– DALLY a delay …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DEBAID delay …1375 Sc. obs.
– DILATURE delay …1721 Sc. obs.
– DINGLE delay …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DRIFT putting off, delay, procrastination …a1558 Sc. obs.
– DWELL delay, stay, stoppage …a1300 obs.
– DWELLING delaying, delay; tarrying …c1330 obs.
– HANDERMENT obstruction, delay, hindrance …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– HANG-UP delay; postponement …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HICCUP a temporary small problem or delay …1965 sl., orig. US
– HOLD-OFF delay; postponement …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– HOLD-UP delay; postponement …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– LENT slowness, delay …c1435 obs.
– OFF-PUT a delay; postponement; a pretense for delay, an evasion; a feint …1730 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– OFF-PUTTING a putting off; delay, procrastination …1387
– OFFSET a hindrance, delay; a setback, anything that causes delay; an illness; the time wasted by any hindrance …1865 Sc.
– ONHING patient waiting or expectation; the act of meanly and lazily staying in a place; tedious delay …1866 Sc.
– PUT-OFF delay; postponement …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– QUARANTINE involuntary delay …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– REMORE hindrance, delay …1627 obs. rare
– STALL delay; postponement …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– STAND-OFF delay; postponement …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SUFFERANCE suspension, delay; respite …1523 obs.
– TAIGLE a hindrance, delay, or cause of delay …1880 Sc.
– TAIGLEMENT delay, cause of delay …1830 Sc.
– TAIGLIN a hindrance, delay, or cause of delay …1880 Sc.
– TARDANCE delaying, delay …1595 obs.
– TARDANCY delaying, delay …1654 obs.
– TARDATION the act of delaying, delay, postponement; slackening of speed, retardation, hindering …1500-20 obs.
– TARDIDATION the act of delaying, delay, postponement; a hindering, retarding …1647 obs. rare
– TARGE tarrying, delay …a1300 obs.
– TARRIAGE tarrying; delay, postponement, procrastination …c1470 obs. rare
– TARRIANCE the act of tarrying; delay, postponement, procrastination …1460 arch.
– TARRY the act of tarrying; spending or loss of time; delay, procrastination …c1375 obs.
– TARRYMENT delay, tarrying …1560 obs. rare
– TARYAGE tarrying; delay, postponement, procrastination …c1470 obs. rare
 
DELAY etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– OFF-PUT one who or that which delays, a procrastinator …1856 Sc.
– TARRIER one who tarries or delays; a lingerer, a procrastinator; one who stays or remains …1382 arch.
 
DELAY etc. – VERBS
– BACKEN to put, keep, or throw back; to delay, to retard in progress …1649 rare
– BACKWARD to put or keep back; to delay, to retard …1594 obs.
– BEAT ABOUT THE BUSH to avoid coming to the point; to delay talking about something difficult or unpleasant …1520
– BELATE to make late, to detain beyond the usual time, to delay; to hinder …1642
– DILLDALLY to delay, to loiter, to hesitate …1908 Amer. dial.
– DRIFT to put off, to delay, to defer, to procrastinate …1584 Sc. obs.
– DWELL to hinder, to delay …a1175 obs.
– ELD to put off to a later time, to defer, to delay …c897 obs.
– GELE to delay, to retard; to tarry, to linger …a900 obs. rare
– GIVE SOMEONE THE RUN to deceive; to delay; to put off; to avoid; usually in order to give oneself some form of advantage, breathing space, etc….1910s orig. US
– GIVE SOMEONE THE RUNAROUND to deceive; to delay; to put off; to avoid; usually in order to give oneself some form of advantage, breathing space, etc….1910s orig. US
– GO ROUND THE BUSH to avoid coming to the point; to delay talking about something difficult or unpleasant …1705
– HANG IN THE WIND to put off, to delay, to postpone …1814 Sc.
– JAKE to trifle, to delay, to dawdle …1568 Sc.
– JAUK to trifle, to delay, to dawdle …1568 Sc.
– KICK THE CAN DOWN THE ROAD to delay dealing with a difficult situation …1983 US colloq.
– LANT to delay; to keep waiting; to disappoint …1882 Eng. dial.
– LAY OFF to procrastinate, to delay, to put off …1975 Amer. dial.
– LENG to lengthen, to prolong; to delay …a1000 obs.
– LET to delay, to tarry, to wait …c1385 obs.
– LET THE GRASS GROW UNDER ONE’S FEET to delay in acting or in seizing an opportunity; mainly used in negative contexts …1607
– LET THE GRASS GROW UNDER ONE’S HEELS to delay in acting or in seizing an opportunity; mainly used in negative contexts …a1556
– MAFFLE to delay, to waste time …1781 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– ONFREST to delay, to put off …c1300 obs. rare
– PARRY to put off, to delay; to tarry, to loiter …1883 Sc.
– PARRY to trifle, to waste time, to dawdle or delay in order to avoid action, to equivocate …1883 Sc.
– PROROGUE to delay; to procrastinate …1593 obs.
– REMORATE to detain, delay, hinder, obstruct …1638 obs. rare
– REMORE to hinder, to delay …1641 obs. rare
– TAIGLE to entangle, to impede, or to hinder in course or action; to keep back, to retard, to detain, to delay …1635 Sc.
– TAIGLE to linger, to tarry, to delay; to dally, to loiter …a1700 Sc.
– TAIVER to wander; to delay …1876 Sc.
– TAKE DAY to put off to another day; to delay …a1400 obs.
– TAMTARRIE to cause delay by frivolous pretenses …1914 Sc.
– TARDE to retard, to delay …1524 obs. rare
– TARDY to make tardy; to delay, to retard, to keep back …1611 obs.
– TARGE to delay; to tarry …c1250 obs.
– TARROW to tarry, to delay, to linger, to hesitate, to show reluctance …c1375 Sc.
– TARRY to delay, to retard, to defer, to put off a thing or action; to protract, to prolong …c1320 obs.
– TEAGLE to entangle, to impede, or to hinder in course or action; to keep back, to retard, to detain, to delay …1635 Sc.
– TEAGLE to linger, to tarry, to delay; to dally, to loiter …a1700 Sc.
– TENT to stop, to stay, to delay …1884 Eng. dial.
– TETTER to hinder, to delay …Bk1905 Sc.
– TIME IT OUT to procrastinate, to delay, to spin out the time …1613 obs.
 
DELECTABLE- ADJECTIVES
– DELITABLE affording delight; delightful, pleasant, delectable …c1290 obs.
 
DELEGATE – NOUNS
– LEGACY the function or office of a delegate or deputy …1382 obs.
– LEGACY the message or business committed to a delegate or deputy …1550 obs.
 
DELEGATE – NOUNS, PERSON
– LEGATE an ambassador, delegate, messenger …1382
 
DELEGATE – VERBS
– FARM OUT to delegate to another …1862 UK sl.
– SUFFRAGATE to delegate, to appoint as a deputy …1600 obs.
 
DELETE, DELETED – ADJECTIVES
– DELIBLE able to be deleted or effaced …E17
 
DELETE etc. – VERBS
– SPIKE to reject, to quash, to delete …20C US sl.
 
DELIBERATE, DELIBERATELY – ADJECTIVES
– ADVISED deliberate, cautious, wary, judicious …1475 obs.
 
DELIBERATE etc. – ADVERBS
– ADVISEDLY with full or calm consideration; deliberately, leisurely …1483 obs.
– A-PURPOSE on purpose, deliberately, intentionally …1816 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– EASILY without hurry, slowly; deliberately, gradually; also, calmly, quietly …1384 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 
DELIBERATE etc. – PHRASES
– ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE deliberate, but meant to look like an accident …M19 sl.
 
DELIBERATE etc. – VERBS
– CAST to revolve in one’s mind, to debate with oneself, to consider, to ponder, to deliberate …a1340 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– FEAGUE AWAY to consider, to deliberate …1672 obs.
– HAMMER to devise plans laboriously; to ‘cudgel one’s brains; to debate or deliberate earnestly …1591 obs.
– TAKE ADVISEMENT to take thought, to consider or deliberate; to take counsel, to consult; hence, to decide, to resolve …1375 obs.
 
DELIBERATION – NOUNS
– ADVICE weighing of opinions; consideration, deliberation, consultation, reckoning …1366 obs.
– ADVISEMENT the process of viewing or considering mentally; thought, thinking, consideration, reflection, deliberation …1330 obs.
– DEBATEMENT debate, controversy, discussion, deliberation, disputation, argument …1536 obs.
 
DELICACY- NOUNS
– CATE a delicacy, a tidbit …1634 obs.
– DAINTESS a delicacy, a rarity; a luxury …1825 Sc.
– DAINTITH a dainty, a delicacy …1718 Sc. obs.
– DENTICE a delicacy, a rarity; a luxury …1825 Sc.
– GALANCIE delicacy, nicety …1581 obs.
– MANAVELINS odds and ends of food; delicacies …1895 Amer. dial.
– MANAVELLINGS odds and ends of food; delicacies …1894 Amer. dial.
– NESHNESS delicacy, tenderness …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– SUBTILITY delicacy, intricacy …1601
– SILVER-SPOONISM an assumption of delicacy superior to the majority …1859
– TASTE a small dainty or delicacy eaten as a relish to plainer food …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
DELICACY- VERBS
– DELICIATE to take one’s pleasure; to enjoy oneself; to indulge in delicacies; to feast; to revel; to luxuriate …1633 obs. rare
 
DELICATE, DELICATELY – ADJECTIVES
– ABRODIETICAL over-refined or self-indulgent, esp. in regard to diet; feeding or eating daintily; delicate, fastidious, finicky …1625 obs. rare
​- AIRY-FAIRY having the ethereal qualities associated with a fairy; delicate; light; graceful; immaterial; also, enchanting, magical …1837 rare
– BRASHY indisposed; susceptible to illness; sickly, in poor health; weak; of delicate constitution; subject to frequent ailments …1895 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– BRICKLE delicate, ticklish; requiring cautious handling …1568 obs.
– CADDLING dainty, fastidious, delicate, accustomed to be petted …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– CAFFLING puny, weak, delicate; nervous, timid …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– DAINTY delicate in health or constitution …1560 obs.
– DANGEROUS difficult to please; particular, ticklish; fastidious, nice, dainty, delicate …c1386 obs.
– DAWNY wretched; miserable; pale; sickly; weakly; delicate, in poor health  …Bk1900 Irish usage
– EFFEMINATE physically weak, delicate …1652 obs.
– FADED delicate-looking …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– FAIL delicate, in a frail state of health …1825 Sc. obs.
– GALLY sickly, delicate; yellow …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– ILL-HEARTY ailing, delicate …1746 Eng. dial.
– JEALOUS requiring suspicious or careful vigilance; delicate, ticklish …1600 obs.
– MALADIF sickly; delicate …1886
– MINIKIN small, delicate; neat; effeminate; puny, undersized …Bk1903 Eng. dial.  
– MINIKIN-FINIKIN delicate, effeminate …1876 Eng. dial.
– MINIONETTE small and pretty; delicate, dainty, effeminate …1749 obs. rare
– NARK delicate, tender …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NESH tender, delicate, weak; unable to endure fatigue or exposure; susceptible to cold …c1000 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– NICE AS A NANNY-HEN, AS very affected; delicate …Bk1902 sl.
– PALCH broken down in health; very frail and delicate in constitution; palsied …1897 Eng. dial.
– PALCHED half-cured, always ailing, very frail and delicate in constitution, broken down in health …1891 Eng. dial.
– PALCHY half-cured, always ailing, very frail and delicate in constitution, broken down in health …1897 Eng. dial.
– PALIE stunted in growth, underdeveloped, delicate in constitution …1825 Sc.
– PEAKY having pointed, pinched features; sickly-looking; delicate …1880 Eng. dial.  
– PINDLING puny, sickly, ailing, delicate, weak, frail …1862 Amer. dial.
– PINDLY puny, sickly, ailing, delicate, weak, frail …1959 Amer. dial.
– PORCELAIN fragile, delicate, fine …a1643
– PUDENT having a sense of shame or decency; modest; delicate …1908
– SUBTILE of fine or delicate texture …c1381
– SUBTILE fine, delicate …1599
– TAFFETA florid, bombastic; over-dressed; dainty, delicate, fastidious …1588
– TAFFETY florid, bombastic; over-dressed; dainty, delicate, fastidious, particular …1719
– TEARY weak, frail, delicate; faint …1825 Eng. dial.
– TEULY weak, sickly, delicate; poorly, unwell …1691 Eng. dial.
– TEWEY delicate, qualmish …1899 Eng. dial.
– TEWLY weak, sickly, delicate; poorly, unwell …1691 Eng. dial.
– TICKLE in unstable equilibrium; easily upset or overthrown, insecure, tottering, crazy; delicate, sensitive …1515
– TICKLESOME difficult, critical, delicate, precarious …1585 now Eng. dial.
– TICKLISH liable to end in disaster unless treated with great care; needing cautious handling or action; delicate, critical, precarious, risky, hazardous …1592
– TIDDY delicate, puny, weakly …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– TIFFETY-TAFFETY florid, bombastic; overdressed; dainty, delicate, fastidious …1595 nonce word obs.
– TOOLY weak, sickly, delicate; poorly, unwell …1691 Eng. dial.
– TULY weak, sickly, delicate; poorly, unwell …1691 Eng. dial.
– UMBERSORROW weakly, delicate …1825 Sc. obs.
– VALETUDINAIRE not in robust or vigorous health; more or less weakly, infirm or delicate; invalid …1682 rare
– VALETUDINARIAN not in robust or vigorous health; more or less weakly, infirm or delicate; invalid …1713
– VALETUDINARY not in robust or vigorous health; more or less weakly, infirm or delicate; invalid …1581
– WAIRSH weak, delicate, wanting in stamina; faint, as from want of food; sickly-looking …1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– WANKLE unsteady, insecure; changeable, unsettled, precarious; inconstant, wavering; also, weak in health, delicate, sickly …c888 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
 
DELICATE etc. – ADVERBS
– WITH KID GLOVES delicately, gently, circumspectly, in such a manner so as to avoid upset …1888 US
 
DELICATE etc. – NOUNS
– HAIR IN THE BUTTER a delicate situation …1944 Amer. dial.
– ICTER a small or delicate thing or person …1918 Amer. dial.
– MIDGE-CLIPPINGS anything very small and delicate …B1900 Eng. dial.
– YARKER something very small or delicate; used ironically …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– DELICATUDE delicateness; deliciousness …1727 obs. rare
 
DELICATE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ABRODIETICAL a person of over-refined or self-indulgent tastes; a delicate person, a dainty eater …1623 obs. rare
​- DAFFADILE a silly, showy woman; a delicate, effeminate man …1821 Eng. dial.
– DAFFODIL a silly, showy woman; a delicate, effeminate man …1821 Eng. dial.
– DAULER a supine, delicate person …Bk1900 Sc.
– GLOIT a soft delicate person …1824 Sc.
– HOT-HOUSE PLANT a delicate girl …Bk1934 college sl.
– ICTER a small or delicate person …1918 Amer. dial.
– MOTHER’S PET a spoiled or delicate child …1819
– NESCOCK a delicate, spiritless, or timid person …1775 colloq.
– NESTCOCK an effeminate man who stays much at home; a man who has never travelled; a delicate, spiritless, or timid person …1674 obs.
– NESTLE-COCK the last-hatched bird, or weakling of a brood; hence, a mother’s pet; a spoiled or delicate child or youth …1626 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– NICELING an effeminate, tender, or delicate person …1549 obs.
– RAANY, RANNY an emaciated, stunted, or delicate looking person …1954 Ulster sl.
– SICKLING a sickly or delicate person …1834
– TETUZ anything tender; a delicate person …1824 Sc. obs.
– TID(D)LING a pampered or spoiled child; a darling, a pet; a young, delicate, or puny child in need of special care; a weakling …1520 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– WEED a thin and unhealthily delicate person …1869 sl. 
– WINDLE a weak, delicate child …1777 Eng. dial.
– WINNICK a sickly person; a puny, delicate child …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
DELICATE etc. – PHRASES
– NOT TO BE SALT not to be delicate, or easily made ill …1794 Sc.
 
DELICATE etc. – VERBS
– BE NEITHER SUGAR NOR SALT to not be delicate or easily made ill …1880 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– EGG to move delicately …1887 Amer. dial.
– TENDER to make soft or delicate …1966 Amer. dial.
 
DELICATESSEN – NOUNS
– DELI a delicatessen …c1954 sl., orig. & chiefly US
 
DELICIOUS – ADJECTIVES
– AMBROSIAN ambrosial, exceptionally fragrant or delicious …a1522 obs.
– DELISH delicious …E20 colloq.
– DROOLSOME delicious …Bk1942 US sl.
– FRIAND dainty; delicious to the palate; fond of delicate food …1599 obs.
– GOLOPTIOUS fine, splendid, delicious, luscious …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– LICIOUS delicious, tasty, savoury …c1420 obs. rare
– LUMPSHIOUS delicious, scrumptious …1914 Amer. dial.
– LUPTIOUS delicious, luscious, lovely …M19 sl.
– LUSH delicious …Bk1942 US sl.
– NECTARED delicious, sweet or fragrant …c1595
– NOSHABLE suitable for noshing; tasty, delicious …1966 colloq.
– NUMMY delicious …1989 US sl.
– ONO delicious, sweet, palatable …1938 Hawaii
– ONOONO delicious, sweet, palatable …1938 Hawaii
– PALIE sweet-tasting, delicious …1845 Sc. obs.
– SCRUM of food: enjoyable, delicious …L19 sl.
– SCRUMDIDDLIUMPTIOUS extremely delicious or delightful …2000 UK sl.
– SCRUMMIE excellent; delicious …1915 UK sl.
– SCRUMMY delicious …1915 UK sl.
– SCRUMPTIOUS delicious, extra-tasty …1881 sl., orig. US
– SKRUM of food: enjoyable, delicious …L19 sl.
– SLURPY delicious …Bk1942 US sl.
– SUPERLOBGOSHIOUS delicious, first-class, excellent, fine …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– TOOTHSOME of delicious or appetizing appearance, flavour, or smell
– YUMMY delicious …1899 sl.
 
DELICIOUS – NOUNS
– LUMMY LICK a delicious mouthful …19C sl.
– MARCHPANE something delicious or exquisite …1592 obs.
– SUGAR-CANDY something sweet, pleasant, or delicious …1591
 
DELIGHT, DELIGHTED, DELIGHTFUL, DELIGHTFULLY – ADJECTIVES
– LUSTLESS joyless; without pleasure or delight …1507 obs.
– VOLUPTIFIC making or causing enjoyment, pleasure, or delight …1721 rare
– ANGELIFEROUS angelic; splendid; excellent; first-rate; pleasant; delightful …1840 Amer. dial.
– BIGLY pleasant, delightful, commodious …1802 Sc. obs.
– BOSKER excellent, good, delightful …1906 Aust. sl. obs.
– DAINTY valuable, fine, handsome; choice, excellent; pleasant, delightful …c1340 obs. or Eng. dial.
– DARLING delightful, pleasing …1805
– DEEVIE delightful, pleasing …1900 sl., chiefly Brit.
– DEEVY delightful, pleasing …1900 sl., chiefly Brit.
– DELIGHTABLE causing delight; delightful …ME rare
– DELIGHTSOME delightful …E16 now literary
– DELITABLE affording delight; delightful, pleasant, delectable …c1290 obs.
– DELITOUS delightful …c1400 obs.
– DUCKY delightful, pleasing; excellent, first-rate …1897 Brit. sl.
– FAB delightful, wonderful, fine, very good, excellent, fabulous …1957 Amer. sl.
– FAIR of sounds, odours, etc.: agreeable, delightful …a1000 obs.
– GALOPSHUS delightful, luscious …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– GALOPTIOUS delightful, luscious …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– GOLUPTIOUS delightful; luscious …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– JOLLY enjoyable, exceedingly pleasant, agreeable, delightful, charming …1549
– LOBDOCIOUS delightful, excellent …1914 Amer. dial.
– LOVERLY delightful, pleasing …1907 sl.
– LUSTFUL delightful, pleasurable …1340 obs.
– MELLOW delightful, pleasing …1942 US sl.
– NEAT delightful, pleasing …1934 sl., chiefly US
– NEATO delightful, pleasing …1968 sl., chiefly US
– OUT OF THIS WORLD delightful, pleasing …1928 sl., orig. US jazz
– RADJY delightful …1930s sl.
– SCRUMBOTIOUS first-class, wonderful, excellent, fine, delightful; often but not always used of food …1910s sl.
– SCRUMDIDDLIUMPTIOUS extremely delicious or delightful …2000 UK sl.
– SCRUMPTIOUS first-rate, excellent, delightful, fine; …M19 sl., orig. US
– BO-CHUFFED pleased, delighted …20C army sl.
– CHUFFED pleased, happy; delighted; flattered; also, displeased, disgruntled …1957 Brit. sl., orig, services’ usage
– CHUFFED PINK pleased, delighted …20C army sl.
– CHUFFED TO ARSEHOLES pleased, delighted …20C army sl.
– CHUFFED TO FUCK pleased, delighted …20C army sl.
– CRACKED UP delighted; happy …1977 Amer. sl.
– DEAD CHUFFED highly delighted …c1950 sl.
– GASSED tickled pink …1947 Amer. sl.
– IN YOUR OILS delighted; in your element …1985 Welsh sl.
– LIKE A DOG WITH TWO TAILS very proud or pleased; delighted …1953
– MADE delighted, pleased …1980s sl., orig. Irish
– MADE UP delighted, pleased …1980s sl., orig. Irish
– PLEASED AS A BASKETFUL OF CHIPS exceedingly well pleased; delighted …1906 Amer. dial.
– PLEASED AS PUNCH highly pleased; delighted 
– PROUD AS A DOG WITH TWO TAILS very proud or pleased; delighted …1829
– RAPT overjoyed with, carried away, delighted …1960s Aust. sl.
– READY TO LEAP OUT OF ONESELF delighted, eager …1611 obs.
– VADY elated, delighted …c1720 Sc.
– VAUDIE cheerful, merry, gay, elated, delighted …c1720 Sc.
– VAUDY elated, delighted …c1720 Sc.
– VOGGY merry, cheerful, delighted, gay, happy; elated, contented …B1900 Sc.
– VOGIE merry, cheerful, delighted, gay, light-hearted, happy …c1715 Sc.
 
DELIGHT etc. – ADVERBS
– LUSTFULLY with pleasure or delight …971 obs.
– LUSTILY with pleasure or delight; pleasantly, pleasurably; delightfully; also, gladly, willingly …a1225 obs.
– LUSTLY with pleasure or delight; gladly, willingly …971 obs.
 
DELIGHT etc. – INTERJECTIONS
– COWABUNGA! an exclamation of exhilaration, delight, or satisfaction, esp. in surfing as the surfer climbs or rides a wave …1954 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– GERONIMO! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1941 sl., orig. US
– GOODEE! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1796
– GOOD-O!; GOOD-OH! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1926 sl., orig. Aust. & NZ
– GOOD SHOW! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1940 sl.
– GOODY! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1796
– GOODY GOODY! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1796
– GOODY GUMDROPS! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1959 Brit. sl.
– HABA-HABA! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1944 US sl.
– HOT DIGGETY! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1924 US sl.
– HOT DIGGETY DOG! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1924 US sl.
– HOT DOG! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1906 US sl.
– HOT ZIGGEDY!;  HOT ZIGGETTY!;  HOT ZIGGETY!;  HOT ZIGGITY! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1924 US sl.
– HOT ZIGGEDY DOG!;  HOT ZIGGETTY DOG!;  HOT ZIGGETY DOG!;  HOT ZIGGITY DOG! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1924 US sl.
– HUBBA-HUBBA! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1944 US sl.
– OY GEVALT! used for expressing a lament, protest, dismay, or delight …1968 US (Yiddish)
– QUAISS KITIR! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1898 Brit. services’ sl.
– RIGHT ON! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1925 sl., orig. US
– WACKO!;  WHACKO! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1941 sl., chiefly Aust.
– WHIZZO!;  WIZZO! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1905 sl.
– YAHOO! an exclamation of excitement, joy or delight …1976
– YAY! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1963 sl.
– YIP-EE!;  YIPPEE! an exclamation of delight or exultation …1920 orig. US
– YUM! expressing delight as if something delicious to eat …1878 sl.
– YUMMY! expressing delight as if something delicious to eat …1878 sl.
– YUM YUM! expressing delight as if something delicious to eat …1878 sl.
 
DELIGHT etc. – NOUNS
– ADLUBESCENCE pleasure, delight …1673 obs. rare
– DAINTY a liking or fondness to do or see anything; delight, pleasure, joy …c1325 obs.
– DAINTY anything estimable, choice, fine, pleasing, or delightful; hence, occasionally, a luxury, a rarity …1340 obs.
– END pleasure, delight …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– GAME AND GLEE amusement, delight, fun, mirth, sport …a1200 obs.
– GAYNESS delight, merriment, pleasure …1377 obs.
– HARRAST delight …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– HEART-QUAKE sudden and violent emotion, as of terror, delight, etc.; a trembling of the heart; fearfulness …1561
– HEART-QUALM sudden and violent emotion, as of terror, delight, etc. …1673
– HEART’S GREE delight …1871 Sc. 
– JOLLY a thrill of delight, pleasure or excitement …1905 colloq.
– LUST pleasure, delight …c888 obs.
– LUSTFULNESS delight, pleasurableness …a900 obs.
– LUSTIHEAD pleasure, delight; vigour; lustfulness, libidinousness …c1369 arch.
– LUSTINESS pleasantness, pleasure, delight …c1374 obs.
– NUTS a source of pleasure or delight …a1625 sl.
– NUTS AND CHEESE a source of pleasure or delight …1854 sl.
– OBLECTATION delight, pleasure, enjoyment …1508 obs.
– PARADISE a region of surpassing beauty or delight, or of supreme bliss …c1300
– VENERY an instance or source of joy, delight, or great enjoyment …1602 obs.
– DAINTY anything estimable, choice, fine, pleasing, or delightful; hence, occasionally, a luxury, a rarity …1340 obs.
 
DELIGHT etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– GAS one who pleases or delights; something enjoyable …c1953 sl., orig. US jazz usage
– GASSER one who pleases or delights; something enjoyable …1944 sl., orig. US jazz usage
– GROOVE one who pleases or delights; something enjoyable …1946 sl., orig. US jazz usage
– SENDER one who pleases or delights, esp. a pop musician …1935 sl., orig. & chiefly US
– TURN-ON one who pleases or delights; something enjoyable …1969 sl.
– BALL – a delightful person …2001 US sl.
 
DELIGHT etc. – PHRASES
– ALL THE WORLD IS OATMEAL everything is delightful; generally used in the negative …1540 colloq.
 
DELIGHT etc. – VERBS
– FAIN to be delighted or glad; to rejoice; also, to desire, to wish …c888 obs.
– FALL OUT to enthuse, to be delighted by …1930s sl.
– LEAP OUT OF ONESELF to be delighted or eager …1611 obs.
– LEAP OUT OF ONE’S SKIN to be delighted or eager …1629
– LEAP OUT OF ONE’S SKIN FOR JOY to be extremely delighted, excited, or surprised …1584
– LUST to please, to delight; to be pleased or delighted …c1230 obs.
– SKIP OUT OF ONE’S SKIN FOR JOY to be extremely delighted, excited, or surprised …1668
– VOLUPTUATE to make luxurious and pleasant or delightful …1661 rare
– ARRIDE to please well, to gratify, to delight, to content with delight …1599 arch.
– DELICIATE to fill with delight; to render delightful; to delight …1658 obs. rare
– FLIP to please, to delight …1956 US jazz sl.
– GAS to please, to delight …1941 sl., orig US jazz usage
– GRAB to please, to delight …a1915 sl., orig. US 
– GROOVE to please, to delight …1952 sl., orig. US jazz sl.
– KECKLE to show signs of unrestrained eagerness or delight; to laugh with joy or excitement …1728 Sc.
– KILL to overwhelm someone with delight, often convulsing them with laughter …1938 sl., orig. US
– KNOCK SOMEONE OUT to please, to delight …1942 sl., orig. US
– LUST to please, to delight; to be pleased or delighted …c1230 obs.
– MAKE SOMEONE’S DAY to please, to delight …1909 sl.
– OBLECT to delight, to please, to rejoice …1555 obs. rare
– OBLECTATE to delight, to please highly, to rejoice …1611 obs. rare
– PANIC to please, to delight …1927 US sl.
– RAPE to transport, to ravish, to delight …1613 rare
– SIRENIZE to delight or charm; to allure or enchant …1584 rare
– SLAY to overwhelm someone with delight, often convulsing them with laughter; to cause to laugh convulsively …1927 sl.
– TURN ON to please, to delight, implying the arousing of someone’s approving (often sexual) interest …1903 sl., orig. US
 
DELINQUENT- ADJECTIVES
– FAYLLARD that fails or offends; offending, delinquent …c1310 obs. rare
 
DELINQUENT- NOUNS, PERSON
– FAUGHTER;  FAULTER one who commits a fault; a culprit, delinquent, offender …1535 obs.
– MOHAWK a Mohock; a member of a band of aristocratic hooligans or street roughs who allegedly roamed the streets of London by night in the early 18th century and were suspected of ruffianism; hence, any hooligan or delinquent …1711 arch.
– MOHOCK a member of a band of aristocratic hooligans who allegedly roamed the streets of London by night in the early 18th century and were suspected of ruffianism; hence, any hooligan or delinquent; a dissolute and violent young man …1711 arch.
– WIDGIE a female teenage delinquent of the ‘bodgie and widgie’ subculture who follows the style of dress and behaviour made popular in th 1950s & 1960s …1950 Aust. sl.
– YOUNG HEMP a young scoundrel; an ill-behaved young man or boy; an 18th century juvenile delinquent …1785 sl.
 
DELIRIOUS, DELIRIUM – ADJECTIVES
– BOGGY semi-delirious, as under the influence of drugs …1927 Amer. dial.
– BRAINISH hot-headed; high-spirited; delirious … 1530 obs. or Sc.
– IDLE of persons: light-headed, out of one’s mind, delirious …1548 obs.
– IDLE-HEADED off one’s head; out of one’s wits; distracted, delirious …1599 obs.
– IN A REE in a state of temporary delirium …1825 Sc.
– LOCO delirious …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– RAVELLED confused in mind, muddled; rambling, incoherent, delirious …1866 Sc.
– REE crazy, delirious; rude, wild; unmanageable …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SICK TO THE HEAD delirious …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– WIGGY crazed or delirious ..1810 sl.
 
DELIRIOUS etc. – NOUNS
– FANCY a legend, a fanciful tale; a whim, an idea; delirious talk; general in plural …1836 Eng. dial.
– IDLENESS light-headedness, imbecility; delirium; also, folly, foolishness, silliness …a1536 obs. rare
– RAVERY delirium, raving; a violent fit of passion attended with loud vociferation …1721 Sc. obs.
 
DELIRIOUS etc. – VERBS
– CALL to be delirious …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– MADDLE to rave, to be delirious …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RAVEL to speak in a wandering, incoherent manner; to ramble, to maunder, to be delirious …1877 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– BE WRONG IN ONE’S GARRET to be foolish or wanting in intellect, or suffering from temporary delirium …1869 sl.
– RAVELLIN raving, delirium …1895 Sc.
– VAIRIE;  VARY to show the first symptoms of delirium, to begin to ‘wander’ …1825 Sc.
 
DELIRIUM TREMENS – ADJECTIVES
– FULL OF MONKEYS having delirium tremens …1935 Amer. dial.
– IN THE JACKPOT having the delirium tremens …1967 Amer. sl.
– RAMMY suffering from delirium tremens …1950s US prison sl.
 
DELIRIUM TREMENS – NOUNS
– THE ABDABS delirium tremens or a state of enraged frustration …1946 UK sl.
– ATHLETIC FITS delirium tremens …1970 Amer. dial.
– BARREL FEVER drunkenness; hence, delirium tremens …L18 sl.
– THE BATS delirium tremens …Bk2006 US sl.
– BENDERS delirium tremens …1966 Amer. dial.
– THE BENDS delirium tremens …1966 Amer. dial.
– BLUE DEVILS delirium tremens …1899 Amer. dial.
– BLUES delirium tremens …Bk1911 Sc.
– CAN’T-HELP-ITS an imaginary disease or condition; also, delirium tremens …1966 Amer. dial.
– CAST-IRON HORRORS delirium tremens …20C Anglo-Irish
– CLANKS delirium tremens …E20 US sl.
– DELIRIOUS TREMORS delirium tremens …1968 Amer. dial.
– DELIRIUM TREMBLES delirium tremens …1968 Amer. dial.
– DELIRIUM TREMORS delirium tremens …1968 Amer. dial.
– DEVIL’S TREMORS delirium tremens …1969 Amer. dial.
– DIDDLEUMS delirium tremens …20C Aust. sl.
– DINGBATS delirium tremens …1911 Aust. & NZ sl.
– THE DITHERS delirium tremens …20C US sl.
– D.T. delirium tremens …1858 sl.
– D.Ts the delirium tremens …1858 Brit.
– DUCKS AND DRAKES delirium tremens …1967 Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘shakes’
– GALLON DISTEMPER delirium tremens …Bk1933 Eng. sl.
– THE HABDABS delirium tremens or a state of enraged frustration …1946 UK sl.
– HEEBIE-JEEBIES delirium tremens …1926 US sl.
– HEEBIES delirium tremens …1966 Amer. dial.
– THE HOO-HA’S delirium tremens …1932 sl.
– THE HOO-HOOS delirium tremens …1952 sl.
– THE HOO-JAHS delirium tremens …1932 sl.
– THE HORRORS delirium tremens; hence, in narcotic usage, withdrawal sickness …1839 Amer. sl.
– THE JAKE LEGS delirium tremens …1965 Amer. dial.
– THE JERKS delirium tremens …E19 sl.
– JIM-JAMS delirium tremens …1877 Amer. dial.
– THE JIMMIES delirium tremens …1900 colloq.
– JOE BLAKES delirium tremens …20C Aust. rhyming sl. for ‘shakes’
– THE JUMPS delirium tremens …L19 sl., orig. US
– MANIPORTIA delirium tremens …1965 Amer. dial.
– MONKEY ON ONE’S BACK delirium tremens …1965 Amer. dial.
– MONKEYS delirium tremens …1935 Amer. dial.
– MONKEYS AND SNAKES delirium tremens …1965 Amer. dial.
– NERVE-SHAKE delirium tremens …1966 Amer. dial.
– OENOMANIA man resulting from intoxication; delirium tremens …1897
– OINOMANIA man resulting from intoxication; delirium tremens …1897
– ORK-ORKS the delirium tremens …E20 US colloq.
– (THE) POKER delirium tremens …1967 Amer. dial.
– QUART-MANIA the delirium tremens …19C Brit. sl.
– THE RAMS delirium tremens …1967 Amer. dial.
– THE RATS delirium tremens …19C colloq.
– RICKS delirium tremens …1966 Amer. dial.
– THE SCREAMING ABDABS an attack of delirium tremens …L1930 sl.
– THE SHAKES trembling; delirium tremens …1782 sl.
– SNAKES the delirium tremens …L19 US colloq.
– TREMBLES delirium tremens …1965 Amer. dial.
– THE UGLIES delirium tremens …L19 sl.
– THE WEARY WILLIES general feelings of physical discomfort or illness, esp. delirium tremens …1965 Amer. dial.
– WHIPS AND JINGLES severe delirium tremens …E20 US sl.
– WHOOPS AND JINGLES severe delirium tremens …E20 US sl.
– THE WILLIES feelings of physical discomfort or illness, esp. delirium tremens …1905 Amer. dial.
– WOOLIES the delirium tremens …1912 Amer. dial.
– ZINGS delirium tremens …E20 US sl.
 
DELIRIUM TREMENS – NOUNS, PERSON
– ADMIRAL OF THE BLUE one who is suffering from delirium tremens …1846 UK sl.
 
DELIRIUM TREMENS – VERBS
– HAVE SNAKES IN ONE’S BOOTS to be fidgety or uneasy; to have delirium tremens …1876 Amer. sl.
– HAVE THE DINGBATS to be a victim of delirium tremens …1926 Aust. sl.
– SEE SNAKES to have delirium tremens …1877 US sl.
– SEE THE MONKEYS to have delirium tremens …1965 Amer. dial.
 
DELIVER, DELIVERABLE – ADJECTIVES
– BAILABLE capable of being delivered; deliverable …1502 obs.
 
DELIVER etc. – VERBS
– BEKEN to deliver …a1300 obs.
– TAKE to deliver, to hand over; to give …c1275 obs.
 
DELUDE, DELUDED, DELUDER, DELUDING – ADJECTIVES
– OFF ONE’S GOURD crazy; deluded …1945 US sl.
– OFF ONE’S NOODLE crazy; deluded …1945 US sl.
– OFF ONE’S ROCKER crazy; deluded …1897 US sl.
– UNBLINDED not deluded or deceived …1755
– DECEPTIONAL deceptive, deluding, illusory …1830 rare
– DECEPTIOUS that tends to deceive, cheat, or mislead; deceptive, deluding, illusory …1606 obs. rare
– DECEPTITIOUS of a deceptive kind or character; deluding, illusory …1827 rare
– DECEPTORY apt to deceive, deceptive, deluding, illusory …c1430 obs.
 
DELUDE etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– BEGUILER one who beguiles or deludes; a deceiver …a1382
– ILLUSOR a deceiver,  deluder …1382 rare
 
DELUDE etc. – VERBS
– BAM to hoax, to practice on the credulity of; to deceive, to delude, to impose upon, to play a joke or trick on a person…1738 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– BANTER to impose upon a person, orig, in jest; to delude, to cheat, to trick, to bamboozle …a1688 arch.
– BEDIDDER to deceive, to delude …c1000 obs.
– BEGAB to fool with words, to mock, to deceive, to delude; to impose upon …1297 obs.
– BEGINK to delude, to play a deceiving trick on; to take in, to cheat …1821 Sc.
– BEGUNK to delude, to play a deceiving trick on, to ‘take in’; to cheat, do deceive; to jilt…1821 Sc.
– BEMOCK to mock at, to flout; to delude mockingly …1607
– BLOW UP to mislead, to delude …Bk1911 Sc.
– DWELL to lead into error; to mislead, to delude; to stun, to stupefy …c888 obs.
– FOX to delude …a1716
– GAME to befool, to jeer at, to mock, to delude …1698 UK sl. obs.
– GUM to cheat, to delude, to humbug …1840 US sl.
– HOLD IN HALS to flatter, to beguile, to delude with false professions …c1560 obs.
– JIG to cheat; to delude; to impose upon …1876 sl.
– LUDIFY to deceive, to delude …1447 obs. rare
– MAKE A MAN’S BEARD to outwit or delude him …1525 obs.
– MISFOOL to delude, to deceive …1953 Amer. dial.
– OLD-HAND to deceive, to delude …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RUN A SANDY ON to trick, to cheat, to dupe; to mislead, to delude …1914 Amer. dial.
– RUN A SANDY OVER to trick, to cheat, to dupe; to mislead, to delude …1923 Amer. dial.
– BE IN TOW STREET to be deluded or helplessly led by the nose; to be decoyed, to be persuaded …1841 sl.
– DWELE to wander, to go astray; to err, to be deluded …c900 obs.
 
DELUGE – NOUNS
– CATACLYSM a great and general flood of water; a deluge …1637
 
DELUSION, DELUSIONAL, DELUSIVE, DELUSIVELY – ADJECTIVES
– DINGBATS crazy, mad, delusional …1925 Aust. sl.
– FALLACIOUS that causes disappointment; mocking expectation, delusive …1667
– FALLIBLE fallacious, delusive …1559 obs. rare
– PRESTIGIATORY practising ‘prestigiation’; juggling, conjuring; consisting of tricks, impostures, or illusions; deceptive, delusive …1588 obs.
 
DELUSION etc. – ADVERBS
– DECEPTIOUSLY in such a way as to deceive, deceitfully, delusively …1797 obs.
 
DELUSION etc. – NOUNS
– BLAWFLUM a flattering delusion; a gewgaw; a mere deception …Bk1911 Sc.
– BRAIN TRICK a delusion or illusion; a trick played by the brain …a1652
– DWALE error, delusion; deceit, fraud …c950 obs.
– DWELE a going astray; error, delusion, deceit …c1225 obs.
– FANTASTRY visionary delusion; illusory character; deceptiveness …a1677 obs.
– HABROMANIA a kind of insanity in which the delusions are of a cheerful or gay character …1854
 
DELUXE  – ADJECTIVES
LUXON deluxe …20C Brit. sl.