English definition of “delicacy”
FOOD [C] › a special food, usually something rare or expensive
GENTLE QUALITY [U] › the quality of being soft, light, or gentle
EASY TO DAMAGE [U] › when something is easy to damage or break
NEEDING CARE [U] › when something needs to be treated very carefully: You need to be very tactful because of the delicacy of the situation.
ATTRACTIVE [U] › when something has a thin, attractive shape