What does dainty mean?

Definitions for dainty
ˈdeɪn tidain·ty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dainty.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat(adj)

    something considered choice to eat

  2. dainty, mincing, niminy-piminy, prim, twee(adj)

    affectedly dainty or refined

  3. dainty, exquisite(adj)

    delicately beautiful

    "a dainty teacup"; "an exquisite cameo"

  4. dainty(adj)

    especially pleasing to the taste

    "a dainty dish to set before a kind";

  5. dainty, nice, overnice, prissy, squeamish(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. dainty(Noun)

    Esteem, honour.

    Etymology: From deintié, from dignitatem.

  2. dainty(Noun)

    A delicacy.

    Etymology: From deintié, from dignitatem.

  3. dainty(Noun)

    Fancy cookies, pastries, or squares served at a social event (usually plural).

    Etymology: From deintié, from dignitatem.

  4. dainty(Adjective)

    Excellent; valuable, fine.

    Etymology: From deintié, from dignitatem.

  5. dainty(Adjective)

    Delicately small and pretty.

    Etymology: From deintié, from dignitatem.

  6. dainty(Adjective)

    Fastidious and fussy when eating.

    Etymology: From deintié, from dignitatem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dainty(noun)

    value; estimation; the gratification or pleasure taken in anything

  2. Dainty(noun)

    that which is delicious or delicate; a delicacy

  3. Dainty(noun)

    a term of fondness

  4. Dainty

    rare; valuable; costly

  5. Dainty

    delicious to the palate; toothsome

  6. Dainty

    nice; delicate; elegant, in form, manner, or breeding; well-formed; neat; tender

  7. Dainty

    requiring dainties. Hence: Overnice; hard to please; fastidious; squeamish; scrupulous; ceremonious

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dainty

    dān′ti, adj. pleasant to the palate: delicate: fastidious: (Spens.) elegant.—n. that which is dainty, a delicacy.—adj. Daint (Spens.).—adv. Dain′tily.—n. Dain′tiness. [M. E. deintee, anything worthy or costly. O. Fr. daintié, worthiness—L. dignitat-emdignus, worthy.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dainty in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dainty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of dainty in a Sentence

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Paradice girl Seductive, dainty, too sweet, sweetie, your skin color is the color of the deepest and highest passion and endless sex, endless orgasm, the color of lust, you are so attractively attractive, and they pull your sweet lips to kiss. Every move of your gestures looks it excites and seduces it like a striptease. Your appearance so much in love and excite until the orgasm and eternal marriage. I feel a powerful love affair and sex addiction for you, you are the one that I will love and want forever. You are like sweet, hot, exciting female moans during hot, hot, insatiable sex in the pose of a rider, you are the cause of the eternal hunger of my libido. You are my true eternal love, my debauchery, you are my muse of sex and romance. I feel your powerful sexual energy of passion. You are beautiful in any form, in any outfit. The love for you grows lives and develops and it cannot be controlled and stopped. Love and passion for you is unstoppable. You are so divinely beautiful without clothes as the pristine beauty of nature, you are a heavenly beauty, your adoration is lost from your paradice girl, and only bright emotions and feelings looking at the highest goddess, I bow to your beauty, your beauty is the rarest among all universes, time measurement, paradise where you are. You're the girl whose photo aggressively masturbates a huge number of men, because your figure is more perfect than any top model, your external and internal beauty surpasses any beauty in this universe, your ideal appearance is absolutely envy. You are a powerful attraction excitement. You are hot, passionate, hot, sexy. You are romantic and sexy like a jazz composition of a saxophone, sounding outside the window, the light of a neon sign illuminates yours through a hot, sexy hot, through a hype, a stimulating body. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Luigi Barzini:

    They eat the dainty food of gamous chefs with the same pleasure with which they devour gross peasant dishes, mostly composed of garlic and tomatoes, or fisherman's octopus and shrimps, fried in heavily scented olive oil on a little deserted beach.

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Translations for dainty

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  • изи́скан, не́жен, деликатес, лакомство, приди́рчивBulgarian
  • amheuthunWelsh
  • zierlichGerman
  • delicadoSpanish
  • valikoiva, nirso, siroFinnish
  • délicatFrench
  • halusIndonesian
  • delicatoItalian
  • delicaatDutch
  • delicjePolish
  • guloseimaPortuguese
  • изы́сканный, ла́комый, изя́щный, не́жный, ла́комство, элега́нтный, приди́рчивый, утончённый, деликате́с, привере́дливыйRussian
  • izbirljivSerbo-Croatian
  • läckerhet, godbit, läckerbit, delikatessSwedish

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