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Overview of noun dainty

The noun dainty has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat

(something considered choice to eat)

Overview of adj dainty

The adj dainty has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) dainty, mincing, niminy-piminy, prim, twee

(affectedly dainty or refined)

2. (1) dainty, exquisite

(delicately beautiful; "a dainty teacup"; "an exquisite cameo")

3. dainty

(especially pleasing to the taste; "a dainty dish to set before a kind";)

4. dainty, nice, overnice, prissy, squeamish

(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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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