"dainty" in the noun sense
1. dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat
something considered choice to eat
"dainty" in the adjective sense
1. dainty, exquisite
"a dainty teacup"
"an exquisite cameo"
especially pleasing to the taste
"a dainty dish to set before a kind"
3. dainty, nice, overnice, prissy, squeamish
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"
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