delicatessen


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del·i·ca·tes·sen

 (dĕl′ĭ-kə-tĕs′ən)
n.
1. A shop that sells cooked or prepared foods ready for serving.
2. Ready-to-serve foods such as cheeses, cold cooked meats, and salads.

[German Delikatessen, from pl. of Delikatesse, delicacy, from French délicatesse, from Italian delicatezza, from delicato, delicate, dainty, from Latin dēlicātus, pleasing; see delicate.]

delicatessen

(ˌdɛlɪkəˈtɛsən)
n
1. (Commerce) a shop selling various foods, esp unusual or imported foods, already cooked or prepared
2. (Cookery) such foods
[C19: from German Delikatessen, literally: delicacies, pl of Delikatesse a delicacy, from French délicatesse]

del•i•ca•tes•sen

(ˌdɛl ɪ kəˈtɛs ən)

n.
1. a store selling prepared foods, as cooked meats, cheese, and salads.
2. the products sold in a delicatessen.
[1885–90, Amer.; < German, pl. of Delikatesse dainty < French délicatesse]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.delicatessen - ready-to-eat food productsdelicatessen - ready-to-eat food products    
convenience food - any packaged dish or food that can be prepared quickly and easily as by thawing or heating
2.delicatessen - a shop selling ready-to-eat food productsdelicatessen - a shop selling ready-to-eat food products
charcuterie - a delicatessen that specializes in meats
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
Translations
lahůdkářstvílahůdky
delikatessedelikatesseforretning
herkkukauppa
delikatesa
ÿmsir tilbúnir réttir
デリカテッセン
조제식품
skanėstų parduotuvė
delikatešu veikals
delikatesa
delikatessaffär
cửa hàng bán các món ăn lạ

delicatessen

[ˌdelɪkəˈtesn] N (= shop) → charcutería f, rotisería f (S. Cone)

delicatessen

[ˌdɛlɪkəˈtɛsən] népicerie f fine

delicatessen

delicatessen

[ˌdɛlɪkəˈtɛsn] nsalumeria

delicatessen

(delikəˈtesn) noun
(a shop selling) foods prepared ready for the table, especially cooked meats and usually unusual and foreign foods. I bought some smoked sausage at the delicatessen.

delicatessen

مَحَلٌّ يَبِيعُ أَطْعَمَةً أَجْنَبِيَّة lahůdky delikatesse Feinkostgeschäft ντελικατέσεν charcutería, tienda de delicatessen herkkukauppa épicerie fine delikatesa negozio di gastronomia デリカテッセン 조제식품 delicatessenwinkel delikatesseforretning delikatesy delicatessen магазин деликатесов delikatessaffär ร้านอาหารที่นำเข้าจากต่างประเทศเช่น ไส้กรอก เนื้อรมควันและอื่นๆ şarküteri cửa hàng bán các món ăn lạ 熟食店
References in classic literature ?
I sat by his side rapping for the waiter with my tail, and eating free lunch such as mamma in her flat never equalled with her homemade truck bought at a delicatessen store eight minutes before papa comes home.
His speech leaves them all so tearful that one of the guests, Jokubas Szedvilas, who keeps a delicatessen store on Halsted Street, and is fat and hearty, is moved to rise and say that things may not be as bad as that, and then to go on and make a little speech of his own, in which he showers congratulations and prophecies of happiness upon the bride and groom, proceeding to particulars which greatly delight the young men, but which cause Ona to blush more furiously than ever.
Among these are Jokubas Szedvilas and his wife, Lucija, who together keep the delicatessen store, and consume nearly as much as they sell; they are too fat to dance, but they stand in the middle of the floor, holding each other fast in their arms, rocking slowly from side to side and grinning seraphically, a picture of toothless and perspiring ecstasy.
There was poor old ponas Jokubas, for instance--he had already given five dollars, and did not every one know that Jokubas Szedvilas had just mortgaged his delicatessen store for two hundred dollars to meet several months' overdue rent?
It had the appearance of a reckless attempt to buy out a whole delicatessen shop.
Experienced butcher Jason Bradley, of Beaman and Sons Bridgnorth, established in 1890, has launched Bradley's Butchers & Delicatessen.
When Ignatz returned from the army in 1947, he decided to set up a delicatessen serving Cardiff's growing post-war immigrant community.
Richard Howells said: "We were thrilled just to be nominated as one of 10 delicatessens across the whole of the UK for the national award, but to be singled out as winner for Wales amidst all the cheesemongers, butchers, fishmongers, farm shops and delicatessens who entered the Farm Shop awards is fantastic - it's validation that we are on the right track with our business.
A bar will serve freshly brewed coffee by day and mixed cocktails on an evening, while a delicatessen will sell meats, olives, breads, pastas, pastries and pizzas prepared fresh on site.
The couple, who moved to Newcastle from La Mancha six years ago, originally started La Casa Delicatessen as a regular stall at the Quayside Market every Sunday.
Retailing company Stockmann Oyj (HEL:STCBV) announced on Tuesday that the sale of Stockmann Delicatessen's business operations in Finland to the new owner, S Group's regional cooperatives, was completed on 31 December 2017.