Delicatessen - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌdelɪkəˈtesn|  American pronunciation of the word delicatessen
Brit.  |ˌdɛlɪkəˈtɛs(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word delicatessen

noun

- ready-to-eat food products
- a shop selling ready-to-eat food products (syn: deli)

Examples

The delicatessen is sandwiched, if you'll pardon the pun, between two stores.

You can get goat's cheese at the local delicatessen - at a price!

Word forms

noun
singular: delicatessen
plural: delicatessens
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