dainty


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Synonyms for dainty

Synonyms for dainty

appealing to refined taste

something fine and delicious, especially a food

Synonyms for dainty

affectedly dainty or refined

delicately beautiful

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especially pleasing to the taste

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excessively fastidious and easily disgusted

References in classic literature ?
That the dainty maiden should dance and weep at the same time was indeed surprising; so Dorothy asked in a soft, sympathetic voice:
But I've never been lost before," murmured the dainty maiden, "and I'm worried and afraid.
and the old man licked his thin lips as though to taste the last sweet vestige of some dainty morsel.
You see," observed Geppetto, "that I was right when I told you that one must not be too fussy and too dainty about food.
This horrible calumny embittered the last days of the dainty chevalier all the more because, as the present Scene will show, he had lost a hope long cherished to which he had made many sacrifices.
His talents as a card-player, a narrator, an amiable man of the highest breeding, were so well known and appreciated that parties would have seemed a failure if the dainty connoisseur was absent.
Then they tore off her dainty clothing, and cut her beautiful body into pieces and sprinkled salt upon it.
The walls, hung not with gold and silver brocade tapestry, but with a dainty apple-blossom paper, were adorned with a few good pictures given Anne by Mrs.
Her dress, which, in the east gable, had seemed so dainty and pretty, now seemed simple and plain--too simple and plain, she thought, among all the silks and laces that glistened and rustled around her.
Nathless, I have other arguments which may not be so pleasing to your dainty skin.
Glinda smiled, and going to Tip she took his small brown hand within her dainty white one.
Her robes of silken gauze floated around her like a cloud, and dainty satin slippers shod her feet.
I suggest if Mr Dainty wants to act like a taxi driver, he goes out and buys a Hackney cab with a roof light saying Cardiff City Taxi so the police and the public know it is a taxi and not a private car.
SUN DAY: Mum Chrissie Markham enjoys the weather at Abbey Fields, Kenilworth with youngsters (from left) Daniel Markham, Ellen Dainty, Olivia Markham, Martha Markham, Oscar Dainty and Holly Markham
NORMAN DAINTY signalled the end of an era at Everton Shareholders Association this week, when he announced his retirement as chairman.