Example sentences for: delicatessen

How can you use “delicatessen” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • With the written language, this is orthographically facilitated by the various processes of word shortening--acronyms ( ZIP for Zone Improvement Plan ), contractions ( won't for will not ), clipped words ( deli for delicatessen ) and abbreviations ( lb.

  • Or if it’s a sunny day, buy a sandwich from a delicatessen and enjoy a picnic on Washington Square, a splash of green overlooked by the white spires of the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, where Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were married in 1954.

  • The Jewish contingent has exerted a particularly pervasive cultural influence (see Food, above [where available, high-quality Jewish delicatessen food is much esteemed], and note that several common jargon terms are obviously mutated Yiddish.

  • A nearby monument of Jewish folklore that no amount of urban upheavals can seem to budge is the ever-crowded Schwartz’s Delicatessen (officially called Montréal Hebrew Delicatessen) located at 3895 Boulevard St-Laurent.

  • This milieu isn't much of a stretch for the French director, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, who (with Marc Caro) made the squishy horror picture Delicatessen (1991) and City of Lost Children (1995), a surreal hybrid of Terry Gilliam and David Lynch.


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