Daintiness - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdeɪntɪnəs|
Brit.  |ˈdeɪntɪnəs|

noun

- the quality of being beautiful and delicate in appearance(syn: delicacy, fineness)

the daintiness of her touch

Examples

...the widow plied her suitor with dainties and endless glasses of sherry...

Her hair was decorated with dainty pink flowers.

the girl's dainty little hands

The dancers' dainty steps were followed by a series of leaps.

She took a dainty sip of tea from her teacup.

They served dainty sandwiches on silver trays.

The food was served in dainty portions.

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