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dainty

adjective uk   /ˈdeɪn.ti/  us   /-t̬i/
small, delicate, and often moving in a careful way: 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 [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “dainty”
in Vietnamese dễ thương…
in Spanish fino, delicado…
in Thai งดงาม…
in Malaysian ayu…
in French mignon…
in German zierlich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小巧玲瓏的,嬌小的,小巧精美的…
in Indonesian mungil…
in Russian изящный, изысканный…
in Turkish küçük, zarif, çekici…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小巧玲珑的,娇小的,小巧精美的…
in Polish słodki…
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