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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Definition of DELAY

  1. Postpone(ment), deferring), put(ting) off, loiter(ing), be(ing) tardy, wait; hinder, hindrance. [French]

Common Misspellings for DELAY

Below is the list of 310 misspellings for the word "delay".

Usage Examples for DELAY

  1. 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
  2. " I would like to delay nothing. - "Jeanne of the Marshes" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. Not at all, I think, except in the matter of some delay. - "Taken by the Enemy" by Oliver Optic
  4. 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