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adjective dainty pronunciation in British English /ˈdeɪnti/ 
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adjectivedainty
comparativedaintier
superlativedaintiest
  1. 1
    small and attractive in a delicate way

    dainty china cups

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  2. 2
    a dainty movement or action is small and graceful

    Mary took dainty bites from the sandwich.

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daintily

adverb
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daintiness

noun [uncountable]
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