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1. delicate

adjective. ['ˈdɛləkət'] exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury.

Etymology

  • delicat (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • delicatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Delicate

  • advocate
  • affricate
  • bacot
  • basket
  • becket
  • biscuit
  • blanket
  • breadbasket
  • brisket
  • bucket
  • calcutt
  • callicutt
  • casket
  • certificate
  • chilcott
  • chilcutt
  • circuit
  • conn.
  • connecticut
  • cricket

How do you pronounce delicate?

Pronounce delicate as ˈdɛləkət.

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2. delicate

adjective. ['ˈdɛləkət'] easily broken or damaged or destroyed.

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Etymology

  • delicat (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • delicatus (Latin)

3. delicate

adjective. ['ˈdɛləkət'] marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique.

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Etymology

  • delicat (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • delicatus (Latin)

4. delicate

adjective. ['ˈdɛləkət'] developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety.

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Etymology

  • delicat (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • delicatus (Latin)

5. delicate

adjective. ['ˈdɛləkət'] difficult to handle; requiring great tact.

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Etymology

  • delicat (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • delicatus (Latin)

6. delicate

adjective. ['ˈdɛləkət'] easily hurt.

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Etymology

  • delicat (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • delicatus (Latin)

7. delicate

adjective. ['ˈdɛləkət'] of an instrument or device; capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely.

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Etymology

  • delicat (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • delicatus (Latin)
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