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  Words related to dainty

Related / Similar Words: delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat, exquisite, nice, overnice, prissy, squeamish, mincing, niminy-piminy, prim, twee, tasty

 

Definition:
  • something considered choice to eat;
  • of delicate composition and artistry; "a dainty teacup"; "an exquisite cameo";
  • 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";
  • affectedly dainty or refined;
  • especially pleasing to the taste; "a dainty dish to set before a kind"; "a tasty morsel";

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    Hyponyms: choice morsel, tidbit, titbit, savory, savoury, sweet, confection, confectionery, ambrosia, nectar, gelatin, jelly, marrow, bone marrow

     

    Derivational Morphology: regale, treat

     

     
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