(noun, adjective)


1. delicately beautiful

- a dainty teacup

Similar word(s): delicate, exquisite

2. especially pleasing to the taste

- a dainty dish to set before a kind

Similar word(s): tasty

3. excessively fastidious and easily disgusted

Similar word(s): fastidious, nice, overnice, prissy, squeamish


1. something considered choice to eat

Similar word(s): delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat

Definition categories: food, aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance, victuals