1. delicately

adverb. ['ˈdɛləkətli'] in a delicate manner.


  • fine
  • exquisitely


  • coarse
  • unsatisfactory
  • imprecise


  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • delicate (English)
  • delicat (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Delicately

  • abruptly
  • absolutely
  • abundantly
  • accidently
  • accurately
  • acutely
  • adamantly
  • adequately
  • adequately
  • adroitly
  • affectionately
  • alertly
  • alternately
  • apparently
  • appropriately
  • approximately
  • aptly
  • ardently
  • arrogantly
  • astutely

Sentences with delicately

1. Adverb
Slide your seam ripper under each stitch as delicately as possible, and remove each individual stitch.

Quotes about delicately

1. There's a snobbery at work in architecture. The subject is too often treated as a fine art, delicately wrapped in mumbo-jumbo. In reality, it's an all-embracing discipline taking in science, art, maths, engineering, climate, nature, politics, economics.
- Norman Foster

2. I am my heart’s undertaker. Daily I go and retrieve its tattered remains, place them delicately into its little coffin, and bury it in the depths of my memory, only to have to do it all again tomorrow.
- Emilie Autumn, The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls

3. There's a thin line between genius and bottom-barrel stupidness. I hover delicately on a tightrope between the two, wondering where I'll land if I'll ever fall.
- Suzanne Crowley, The Very Ordered Existence of Merilee Marvelous