Translation of "delicate" - English-Spanish dictionary

delicate

adjective uk /ˈdel·ɪ·kət/

easy to damage or break

delicado
a delicate shell

soft, light, or gentle

suave
a delicate shade of pink

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

delicate

adjective /ˈdelikət/

requiring special treatment or careful handling

delicado, frágil
delicate china
a delicate situation/problem.

of fine texture etc; dainty

delicado
a delicate pattern
the delicate skin of a child.

able to do fine, accurate work

delicado
a delicate instrument.

subtle

suave, delicado
This cheese has a delicate taste
a delicate shade of blue.
delicately adverb

delicadamente
The differing flavours/flavors of the dish were delicately balanced.
delicacy noun (plural delicacies)

something delicious and special to eat

manjar, exquisitez
Caviar is a delicacy.

the state or quality of being delicate

delicadeza
She was aware of the delicacy of the situation.

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