The man demanded the film, but she said it was a digital camera, pretending to delete the image.
“Ted, I love ya, but you might want to do some research and delete your post on this one,” said one commenter.
The Navy captain responded to the text from Bissonnette with the words, “delete me.”
late 15c., "destroy, eradicate," from Latin deletus, past participle of delere "destroy, blot out, efface," from delevi, originally perfective tense of delinere "to daub, erase by smudging" (as of the wax on a writing table), from de- "from, away" (see de-) + linere "to smear, wipe" (see lime (n.1)). In English, specifically of written matter, from c.1600. Related: Deleted; deleting.