daintily Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “daintily” in the English Dictionary

"daintily" in British English

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uk   /ˈdeɪn.tɪ.li/  us   /-t̬ɪ-/
in an ​attractive, ​careful way, ​especially used about something ​small or having ​smallmovements: She ​skipped daintily down the ​street, ​holding her father's ​hand. He ​handed round a ​plate of ​tinysandwiches, daintily ​arranged in ​rings.
(Definition of daintily from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “daintily”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指小动作或小片)轻巧地,精致地…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指小動作或小片)輕巧地,精緻地…
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