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Dainty

Dain´ty
n.1.Value; estimation; the gratification or pleasure taken in anything.
I ne told no deyntee of her love.
- Chaucer.
2.That which is delicious or delicate; a delicacy.
3.A term of fondness.
a.1.Rare; valuable; costly.
2.Delicious to the palate; toothsome.
Dainty bits
Make rich the ribs.
- Shak.
3.Nice; delicate; elegant, in form, manner, or breeding; well-formed; neat; tender.
I would be the girdle.
About her dainty, dainty waist.
- Tennyson.
4.Requiring dainties. Hence: Overnice; hard to please; fastidious; squeamish; scrupulous; ceremonious.
Thew were a fine and dainty people.
- Bacon.
To make dainty
to assume or affect delicacy or fastidiousness.
Noun1.dainty - something considered choice to eat
Adj.1.dainty - affectedly dainty or refined
2.dainty - of delicate composition and artistry; "a dainty teacup"; "an exquisite cameo"
Synonyms: exquisite
3.dainty - especially pleasing to the taste; "a dainty dish to set before a kind"; "a tasty morsel"
Synonyms: tasty
4.dainty - excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"
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