Definitions for dainty

Definitions for (noun) dainty

Main entry: delicacy, dainty, goody, treat, kickshaw

Definition: something considered choice to eat

Definitions for (adj) dainty

Main entry: dainty, exquisite

Definition: delicately beautiful

Usage: a dainty teacup; an exquisite cameo

Main entry: prissy, dainty, squeamish, overnice, nice

Definition: excessively fastidious and easily disgusted

Usage: too nice about his food to take to camp cooking; so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

Main entry: dainty, niminy-piminy, mincing, prim, twee

Definition: affectedly dainty or refined

Main entry: dainty

Definition: especially pleasing to the taste

Usage: a dainty dish to set before a kind;

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