Delilah meaning

də-līlə
A beautiful, cunning and treacherous woman; a femme fatale.

Though she is something of a Delilah, she is still considered the heroine of the novel.

pronoun
5
0
A seductive, treacherous woman; temptress.
noun
3
0
A female given name of biblical origin.
pronoun
2
1
The mistress of Samson who betrayed him to the Philistines.
pronoun
1
1
In the Bible, a mistress of Samson who betrayed him to the Philistines by having his hair shorn while he slept, thus depriving him of his strength.
1
2
Advertisement
The lover of Samson, who betrayed him to the Philistines: Judg. 16
noun
0
2

Origin of delilah

  • From an obscure Hebrew word often said to mean "delightful, seductive".

    From Wiktionary