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1. dainty

adjective. ['ˈdeɪnti'] affectedly dainty or refined.

Synonyms

  • mincing
  • niminy-piminy
  • refined
  • prim

Antonyms

  • starve
  • right
  • sugarless
  • sour

Etymology

  • deintié (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • dignitatem (Latin)

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Rhymes with Dainty

  • clementi

How do you pronounce dainty?

Pronounce dainty as ˈdeɪnti.

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Sentences with dainty


1. Adjective
They are not dainty eaters in any sense of the word.

2. Noun, singular or mass
So why does your normally ultra clean, dainty cat get their bathroom litter everywhere?

2. dainty

adjective. ['ˈdeɪnti'] delicately beautiful.

Synonyms

  • exquisite

Antonyms

  • cultivated plant
  • tactlessness

Etymology

  • deintié (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • dignitatem (Latin)

3. dainty

noun. ['ˈdeɪnti'] something considered choice to eat.

Synonyms

  • ambrosia
  • delicacy
  • goody
  • titbit
  • alimentation
  • aliment
  • gelatin
  • marrow
  • treat
  • kickshaw
  • sweet
  • jelly
  • sustenance
  • savory
  • tidbit
  • nectar
  • savoury
  • victuals
  • nutrition
  • choice morsel
  • confection
  • nutriment
  • nourishment

Antonyms

  • hateful
  • soured
  • displeasing
  • dry

Etymology

  • deintié (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • dignitatem (Latin)

4. dainty

adjective. ['ˈdeɪnti'] excessively fastidious and easily disgusted.

Synonyms

  • nice
  • prissy
  • fastidious
  • overnice

Antonyms

  • inelegance
  • largeness
  • bigness
  • strength

Etymology

  • deintié (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • dignitatem (Latin)

5. dainty

adjective. ['ˈdeɪnti'] especially pleasing to the taste; .

Antonyms

  • unmelodious

Etymology

  • deintié (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • dignitatem (Latin)
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