Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Turkish translation of “delicacy”

delicacy

noun     /ˈdelɪkəsi/
FOOD [C] a special food, usually something rare or expensive
özel bir yiyecek, çok nadir bulunan yiyecek
Food - general words
GENTLE QUALITY [U] the quality of being soft, light, or gentle
hassas/ince kalite
Light and weightless
EASY TO DAMAGE [U] when something is easy to damage or break
hassas, kolay kırılır, narin
Fragile and breakable
NEEDING CARE [U] when something needs to be treated very carefully
özen, ihtimam, özel ilgi
You need to be very tactful because of the delicacy of the situation.Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
ATTRACTIVE [U] when something has a thin, attractive shape
zerafet, incelik, çekicilik
Thin and fine
(Definition of delicacy noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Complexity, but you might be interested in these topics from the Easy and difficult topic area:

Definitions of “delicacy” in English

Translations of “delicacy” in other languages

Word of the Day

limber up

to do gentle exercises to stretch the muscles in order to prepare the body for more active physical exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More