Etymology
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Delilah

"temptress, treacherous lover," 1590s, from the name of the woman who seduced and betrayed Samson in Judges, from Hebrew Delilah, literally "delicate, languishing, amorous," from Semitic root d-l-l "to hang down, to languish."

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Delilah from WordNet

Delilah (n.)
(Old Testament) the Philistine mistress of Samson who betrayed him by cutting off his hair and so deprived him of his strength;
Delilah (n.)
a woman who is considered to be dangerously seductive;
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