HyperDic: delilah

English > 2 senses of the word Delilah:
NOUNperson Delilah(Old Testament) the Philistine mistress of Samson who betrayed him by cutting off his hair and so deprived him of his strength
person Delilah, enchantress, temptress, siren, femme fatalea woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive
Delilah > pronunciation
Soundsdahlay'lah; dihlay'lah
RhymesAbila ... Zola: 109 rhymes with lah...
English > Delilah: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Old Testament) the Philistine mistress of Samson who betrayed him by cutting off his hair and so deprived him of his strength.
CategoryOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Instance ofmistress, kept woman, fancy womanAn adulterous / adulterous woman
CatalanDelilah
English > Delilah: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive.
Synonymsenchantress, temptress, siren, femme fatale
Broaderwoman, adult femaleAn adult female person (as opposed to a man)
Spanishfemme fatale, mujer fatal, provocadora, seductora, tentadora, tigresa, vampiresa
Catalanprovocadora, sirena, tigressa, vampiressa

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