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
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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.
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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.
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