How Do You Spell DELAY?

Correct spelling for the English word "delay" is [d_ɪ_l_ˈeɪ], [dɪlˈe͡ɪ], [dɪlˈe‍ɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for DELAY

Below is the list of 310 misspellings for the word "delay". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Usage Examples for DELAY

  1. She gave me that letter , and said , 'Give that to the Duke of Datchet at once - without a moment's delay ! - "Amusement Only" by Richard Marsh
  2. Not at all , I think , except in the matter of some delay . - "Taken by the Enemy" by Oliver Optic
  3. But there are many ways in which we can hasten or delay the return of the water to the ocean . - "" by
  4. " I would like to delay nothing . - "Jeanne of the Marshes" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  5. To Odo the delay was still more welcome ; for it gave him what he must needs regard as his last opportunity of being in the girl's company . - "The Valley of Decision" by Edith Wharton