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Synonyms of dainty

Noun


1. dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat, nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals

usage: something considered choice to eat

Adjective


1. dainty, mincing, niminy-piminy, prim, twee, refined (vs. unrefined)

usage: affectedly dainty or refined

2. dainty, exquisite, delicate (vs. rugged)

usage: delicately beautiful; "a dainty teacup"; "an exquisite cameo"

3. dainty, tasty (vs. tasteless)

usage: especially pleasing to the taste; "a dainty dish to set before a kind";

4. dainty, nice, overnice, prissy, squeamish, fastidious (vs. unfastidious)

usage: 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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