Translation of "dainty" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈdeɪn.ti/ us /-t̬i/

small, delicate, and often moving in a careful way

delicado, refinado
She was a small, dainty child, unlike her sister who was large and had big feet.
The chicken salad was served in dainty pastry shells.
daintiness noun [ no plural ] uk /-nəs/ us

(Translation of “dainty” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈdeinti/ (comparative daintier, superlative daintiest)

small or fragile and attractive

fino, delicado
a dainty little girl.
daintily adverb

She moved daintily about the room.
daintiness noun

For such a tall woman, she moved with remarkable daintiness.

(Translation of “dainty” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)