- The mistress of Samson who betrayed him to the Philistines.
- And Delilah said to Samson, Tell me, I pray thee, wherein thy great strength lieth, and wherewith thou mightest be bound to afflict thee.
- A female given name of Biblical origin.
biblical mistress of Samson
Delilah (plural Delilahs)
- 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.