Synonyms of dainty in English:



  • 1 a dainty china cup
    delicate, fine, neat, elegant, exquisite
    [Antonyms] unwieldy
  • 2 a dainty morsel
    tasty, delicious, choice, palatable, luscious, mouthwatering, delectable, toothsome; appetizing, inviting, tempting
    informal scrumptious, yummy, finger-licking, melt-in-your-mouth
    [Antonyms] tasteless unpalatable
  • 3 a dainty eater
    fastidious, fussy, finicky, particular, discriminating
    [Antonyms] undiscriminating
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  • 1 homemade dainties
    delicacy, tidbit, fancy, luxury, treat; nibble, appetizer; confection, bonbon, goody
    archaic sweetmeat
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