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Meaning of dainty

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: affectedly dainty or refined [syn: {dainty}, {mincing},
             {niminy-piminy}, {prim}, {twee}]
      2: delicately beautiful; "a dainty teacup"; "an exquisite cameo"
         [syn: {dainty}, {exquisite}]
      3: especially pleasing to the taste; "a dainty dish to set
         before a kind";
      4: 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" [syn: {dainty},
         {nice}, {overnice}, {prissy}, {squeamish}]
      n 1: something considered choice to eat [syn: {dainty},
           {delicacy}, {goody}, {kickshaw}, {treat}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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