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dainty

Synonyms of dainty in English:

adjective

  • 1 a dainty china cup
    delicate, fine, neat, elegant, exquisite
    [Antonyms] unwieldy
  • 2 a dainty morsel
    appetizing, inviting, tempting
    informalscrumptious, yummy, finger-licking, melt-in-your-mouth
    [Antonyms] tasteless, unpalatable
  • 3 a dainty eater
    [Antonyms] undiscriminating
  • noun

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  • 1 homemade dainties
    delicacy, tidbit, fancy, luxury, treat;
    nibble, appetizer;
    archaicsweetmeat
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