delicacy Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “delicacy” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "delicacy" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

delicacynoun

uk   us   /ˈdel.ɪ.kə.si/
  • delicacy noun (BEING EASILY DAMAGED)

[U] the ​quality of being ​easy to ​damage or ​looking very ​easy to ​damage: Because of ​theirgreat delicacy, the ​books cannot be ​moved.
(Definition of delicacy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "delicacy" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

delicacynoun

 us   /ˈdel·ɪ·kə·si/
  • delicacy noun (FOOD)

[C] something esp. ​rare or ​expensive that is good to ​eat: a ​dinner of Vietnamese delicacies
  • delicacy noun (NEED FOR CARE)

[U] the ​specialcareneeded to ​deal with something in ​order to ​avoid causing ​trouble or ​offense; the ​quality of ​needing this ​specialcare: We need to ​discuss a ​matter of some delicacy.
(Definition of delicacy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de delicacy
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“delicacy” in American English

Palabra del día

fire-eater

a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Palabra del día

PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Aprende más 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Aprende más