Word "DELAY" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
cause to be slowed down or delayed
Synonyms:
detain, hold up
Examples:
Traffic was delayed by the bad weather
she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
time during which some action is awaited
Synonyms:
hold, postponement, time lag, wait
Examples:
instant replay caused too long a delay

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
slow the growth or development of
Synonyms:
check, retard

Crossword Clues for DELAY

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Clue Source Date
Livestream annoyance USA Today 20 May 2022
Put off until later USA Today 11 May 2022
Postpone Eugene Sheffer 11 Mar 2022
Slow someone down or make them late Irish Times Simplex 16 Feb 2022
Hold up Thomas Joseph 28 Dec 2021
Schedule setback USA Today 21 Dec 2021
Hold up Wall Street Journal 09 Dec 2021
Moratorium The Telegraph Quick 24 Nov 2021
Hold up The Telegraph Quick 20 Nov 2021
Put off, defer The Times Concise 26 Oct 2021
Holdup Thomas Joseph 02 Sep 2021
Postpone Eugene Sheffer 20 Aug 2021
Hold up Thomas Joseph 17 Aug 2021
Deadline threatener Wall Street Journal 11 Aug 2021
Commuter's annoyance USA Today 03 Jul 2021
Slowing of progress Newsday 30 May 2021
Make late Newsday 21 Apr 2021
Hold up Thomas Joseph 25 Mar 2021
Hold-up The Telegraph Quick 23 Mar 2021
Procrastinate New York Times 31 Jan 2021
Put off Newsday 28 Jan 2021
Twitch stream annoyance The Washington Post 17 Jan 2021
Twitch stream annoyance LA Times Daily 17 Jan 2021
A blizzard might cause one Universal 16 Jan 2021
Postpone Eugene Sheffer 18 Dec 2020
Put off Universal 15 Oct 2020
What may feel interminable at a terminal Universal 07 Jul 2020
Postponement Family Time 21 Jun 2020
Sleepyhead doesn't count sheep by stone wall Irish Times Crosaire 20 Jun 2020
Postponement The Telegraph Quick 30 May 2020
Travel annoyance USA Today 29 Apr 2020
Hold up Wall Street Journal 02 Apr 2020
Airport bummer New York Times 02 Mar 2020
A hold-up The Telegraph Quick 26 Oct 2019
Cause to be late Newsday 14 Oct 2019
Airport annoyance USA Today 01 Oct 2019
Takeoff annoyance Wall Street Journal 13 Aug 2019
Video chat problem Jonesin 13 Aug 2019
Airport frustration Universal 02 Aug 2019
Hinder The Telegraph Quick 30 May 2019
Postpone, defer The Times Concise 09 Apr 2019
Holdup Universal 05 Mar 2019
Airport frustration
Takeoff annoyance
Airport annoyance
Holdup
Lock and key upset lag The Sun Two Speed 20 Dec 2018
Postponement The Sun Two Speed 20 Dec 2018
Sleepyhead doesn't count sheep by stone wall? Irish Times Crosaire 15 Dec 2018
Non-unlawful holdup Newsday 02 Dec 2018
Airport concern The Washington Post 26 Nov 2018
Airport concern LA Times Daily 26 Nov 2018
Dawdle Universal 27 Aug 2018
Airport headache Universal 10 Aug 2018
Air traveler's headache USA Today 30 Mar 2018
Holdup Thomas Joseph 03 Mar 2018
Airport concern
Air traveler's headache
Dawdle
Airport headache
Throw off schedule, say The Chronicle of Higher Education 29 Sep 2017
Slow The Washington Post 16 Sep 2017
Slow LA Times Daily 16 Sep 2017
Postpone New York Times 24 Jul 2017
Procrastinate Newsday 28 Jun 2017
Hold back The Times Concise 28 Apr 2017
Postpone The Telegraph Quick 23 Apr 2017
It causes people to wait Universal 21 Mar 2017
Put off action Premier Sunday 29 Jan 2017
Put on hold Newsday 01 Jan 2017
Throw off schedule, say
Postpone
Slow
Airport bummer Universal 26 Jul 2016
Live broadcast feature, oxymoronically New York Times 24 Jul 2016
Airport annoyance Universal 04 Jun 2016
Time stealer Newsday 20 Feb 2016
Airport annoyance
Live broadcast feature, oxymoronically
Airport bummer
Put off
Airport annoyance Family Time 21 Dec 2015
Postpone Newsday 15 Dec 2015
Hold up LA Times Daily 06 Dec 2015
Traveler's annoyance Newsday 03 May 2015
Table, in meetings USA Today 05 Apr 2015
Table, at meetings USA Today 16 Feb 2015
Hold off on Eugene Sheffer 14 Jan 2015
Postpone Canadiana 12 Jan 2015
Put off
Table, at meetings
Echoing effect
Hold up
Postpone
Traveler's annoyance
Table, in meetings
Flight annoyance
Holdup
Dilly-dally
Airport aggravation
Cause to be late
Echoing foot pedal
Hold up
Airport annoyance
Drag one's feet
Airport annoyance
Flier's annoyance
Hold up
Digital transmission problem
Commuter's annoyance
Result of stalling
Procrastination result
Cause of a Heathrow row, possibly
117-Across downer
Airport woe
Foot pedal effect
Slow down or slow up
Holdup
Postpone
Postponement
Test of patience
Commuter's headache
Postpone
Result of a jam
Throw off schedule
Former congressman appearing in the upcoming "DWTS" season
Detain
Airport announcement
Procrastinate
Holdup
Put off
Suspension
Airport worry
Hold up
What rain may cause
Postpone
Flier's concern
Holdup
Flier's concern
Suspension
Progress problem
Hitch, perhaps
Problem at the airport
Airport annoyance
Flight problem
Flight problem
Hitch, perhaps
Problem at the airport
Practice obstructionism
Put off
Rain's effect on a baseball game
Mass-transit problem
Frequent flier's annoyance
Airport aggravation
Airport worry
Put on ice
Hold up
Airport schedule notice
Put off
Postpone
Result of rain at a baseball game, perhaps
Dulles headache
Rain result, possibly
Slow down
Rain result, on some fields
Holdup
House powerhouse
Schedule snag
Filibuster
Postponement
Slow down
Holdup
Texas Representative Tom
Holdup
Stall
Drag one's heels
Hold up
Pause
Airport bummer
He's with Clinton, on China anyway
Piddle around
Airport worry
Put off
Stoppage
Table, at meetings
Hold up
Put off until later
Procrastinate
Traveler's headache
Commuter's problem
Procrastinate
Dawdle
Dawdle
Hold back
Hold off
Shelve
Stall
Put off
Procrastinate
Breakdown result
Interruption
Foot-dragging
Cunctation
Dillydally
Result of a detour
" . . . the law's ___": Hamlet
Hold back
Moratorium
Setback.
Postpone.
Postponement.
Procrastinate.
Procrastination.
Linger.
Stop for a while.
Arrest.
Bottleneck.
Respite.
Time lost.
Hold back.
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