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Definition of dainty:

  1. A term of fondness.
  2. Delicious to the palate; toothsome.
  3. Nice; delicate; elegant, in form, manner, or breeding; well- formed; neat; tender.
  4. Rare; valuable; costly.
  5. Requiring dainties. Hence: Overnice; hard to please; fastidious; squeamish; scrupulous; ceremonious.
  6. That which is delicious or delicate; a delicacy.
  7. Value; estimation; the gratification or pleasure taken in anything.

Synonyms:

overnice, straitlaced, savory, squeamish, keen, gracious, trim, refined, soft, pleasing, straight-laced, strait-laced, square-toed, recherche, beautiful, elegant, cute, daintiness, diplomacy, finical, prim, courteous, choice, delightful, attractive, rough, coarse, fastidious, puritanical, luscious, thin, discreetness, sweet, pretty, charming, airy, niminy-piminy, mincing, delicacy, accept, slightness, straightlaced, tender, tasty, frail, fragile, feeble, comely, exquisite, morsel, goody, light, lovely, precious, kickshaw, diaphanous, fragility, good, decent, treat, petite, discretion, skillful, delicate, finesse, ingestion, lacy, victorian, graceful, prissy, delicious, tasteful, weak, tidbit, tight-laced, neat, rare, twee, fine, airiness, appetizing, nice, fineness, darling.

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