Dainty

«Dainty» в толковых словарях и энциклопедиях:

  1. dainty

    adj 1. exquisite, delicate, fine; beautiful, lovely, pretty, fair, goodlooking, handsome, comely, becoming, flattering; tasteful, refined, elegant, graceful, artistic, aesthetic; neat, petite, smart, trim, minion, fine, natty, spruce, Chiefly…

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  2. dainty

    ► ADJECTIVE (daintier, daintiest) 1) delicately small and pretty. 2) fastidious and fussy when eating. ► NOUN (pl. dainties) ▪ a small appetizing item of food. DERIVATIVES daintily

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  3. dainty

    dain|ty [ deınti ] adjective 1. ) small and attractive in a delicate way: dainty china cups 2. ) a dainty movement or action is small and graceful: Mary took dainty bites from the sandwich. ╾ dain|ti|ly adverb ╾ dain|ti|ness noun uncount

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  4. dainty

    [[t]de͟ɪnti[/t]] daintier, daintiest ADJ GRADED If you describe a movement, person, or object as dainty, you mean that they are small, delicate, and pretty. The girls were dainty and feminine. ...dainty pink flowers. Derived words: daintily ADV…

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  5. dainty

    adj. & n. adj. (daintier, daintiest) 1 delicately pretty. 2 delicate of build or in movement. 3 (of food) choice. 4 fastidious; having delicate taste and sensibility. n. (pl. ies) a choice morsel; a delicacy. Derivatives: daintily adv. daintiness

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  6. dainty

    daintily, adv. daintiness, n. /dayn tee/, adj., daintier, daintiest, n., pl. dainties. adj. 1. of delicate beauty; exquisite: a dainty lace handkerchief. 2. pleasing to the taste and, often, temptingly served or delicate; delicious: dainty…

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  7. dainty

    {{11}}dainty (adj.) c.1300, delightful, pleasing, from DAINTY (Cf. dainty) (n.). Meaning evolved in Middle English to choice, excellent (late 14c.) to delicately pretty. {{12}}dainty (n.) c.1300, excellence, elegance; a luxury, from O.Fr. deintie

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  8. dainty

    sb. 1202 B. Fr. dain. Cotgr. W. dantaeth == daintiness [deynte], Alys. 7070 == fondness [deynte]. St Dunstan

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  9. dainty

    [13] In origin, dainty is the same word as dignity. The direct descendant of Latin dignitās in Old French was daintie or deintie, but Old French later reborrowed the word as dignete. It was the latter that became English dignity, but daintie took

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  10. dainty

    I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. delicate, exquisite; fastidious, neat; delicious. See beauty, taste, care, food. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Notable for fineness or fragility] Syn. delicate, fragile, petite, frail, thin, light,…

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  11. dainty

    UK [ˈdeɪntɪ] / US adjective Word forms dainty : adjective dainty comparative daintier superlative daintiest 1) small and attractive in a delicate way dainty china cups 2) a dainty movement or action is small and graceful Mary took dainty bites…

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  12. dainty

    [adj1] delicate, fragile, fine airy, attractive, beautiful, bonny, charming, choice, comely, cute, darling, delectable, delicious, delightful, diaphanous, elegant, ethereal, exquisite, fair, feeble, frail, graceful, lacy, light, lovely, neat,…

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  13. Dainty

    1. 1. of delicate beauty; exquisite: a dainty lace handkerchief. 2. pleasing to the taste and, often, temptingly served or delicate; delicious: dainty pastries. 3. of delicate discrimination or taste; particular; fastidious: a dainty eater. 4.…

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  14. Dainty

    Dain ty, a. [Compar. {Daintier}; superl. {Daintiest}.] 1. Rare; valuable; costly. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Full many a deynt[ e] horse had he in stable. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Note: Hence the proverb dainty maketh dearth, i. e., rarity makes a…

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  15. Dainty

    Dain ty, n.; pl. {Dainties}. [OE. deinie, dainte, deintie, deyntee, OF. deinti[ e] delicacy, orig., dignity, honor, fr. L. dignitas, fr. dignus worthy. See {Deign}, and cf. {Dignity}.] 1. Value; estimation; the gratification or pleasure taken in…

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  16. dainty

      Mikioi, maiau, auli i, palanehe, nihinihi, lili i, poki, pa anehe

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  17. dainty

    adjective 1) a dainty china cup Syn: delicate, fine, elegant, exquisite 2) a dainty eater Syn: fastidious, fussy, particular; informal choosy, picky; Brit.; informal fadd

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  18. dainty

    I. a. 1. Delicious, savory, nice, delicate, tender, palatable, luscious, toothsome. 2. Elegant, delicate, beautiful, neat, fine. 3. Fastidious, squeamish, scrupulous, overnice. II. n. Delicacy, tidbit, titbit, nice bit, choice morsel, delicate…

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  19. dainty

    dain|ty1 [ˈdeınti] adj comparative daintier superlative daintiest 1.) small, pretty, and delicate ▪ a dainty gold chain ▪ a child with dainty features 2.) moving or done in a careful way, using small movements ▪ a dainty walk >daintily adv

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  20. dainty

    adjective (daintier, daintiest) 1》 delicately small and pretty.     ↘delicate and graceful in build or movement. 2》 fastidious, typically concerning food. noun (plural dainties) a delicacy. Derivatives daintily adverb daintiness noun

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  21. dainty

    1. adjective 1) a dainty china cup Syn: delicate, fine, neat, elegant, exquisite Ant: unwieldy 2) a dainty morsel Syn: tasty, delicious, choice

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  22. dainty

    1. adjective a) Delicately small and pretty. b) Fastidious and fussy when eating. Syn: neat, petite 2. noun a) A

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  23. dainty

    [dān′tē] n. pl. dainties [ME deinte, excellent, fine, orig., feeling of esteem < Anglo Fr deinté < OFr deinté < L dignitas, worth, DIGNITY] a choice food; delicacy adj. daintier, daintiest 1. delicious and choice [a dainty morsel] 2.…

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  24. dainty

    I. noun (plural dainties) Etymology: Middle English deinte high esteem, delight, from Anglo French deinté, from Latin dignitat , dignitas dignity, worth Date: 14th century 1. a. something delicious to the taste b. something choice or pleasing 2.…

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  25. dainty

    [13] In origin, dainty is the same word as dignity. The direct descendant of Latin dignitās in Old French was daintie or deintie, but Old French later reborrowed the word as dignete. It was the latter that became English dignity, but daintie took

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  26. dainty

    [ˈdeɪnti] adj small and attractive in a delicate way daintily adv

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  27. dainty

    1 adjective daintier, daintiest 1 small, pretty, and delicate: a dainty white handkerchief 2 dainty movements are small and careful daintily adverb daintiness noun (U) 2 noun (C) something small that is good to eat such as a sweet cake

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  28. dainty

    adj. Dainty is used with these nouns: ↑foot

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  29. dainty

    1 delicate, exquisite, *choice, elegant, recherché, rare Analogous words: petite, diminutive, little, *small: pretty, bonny, fair, lovely, *beautiful: *delightful, delectable, delicious Antonyms: gross Contrasted words: *

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  30. dainty

    Synonyms and related words: acute, agreeable, airy, ambrosia, ambrosial, appetizing, attenuate, attenuated, beautiful, bleached, bonne bouche, bonny, breakable, bright, brittle, cate, cheap jack, choice, choice morsel, civilized, clean, cleanly,…

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  31. dainty

    /ˈdeɪnti / (say dayntee) adjective (daintier, daintiest) 1. of delicate beauty or charm; exquisite. 2. pleasing to the palate; toothsome; delicious: dainty food. 3. particular in discrimination or taste; fastidious: *He grew dainty to a degree;…

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  32. dainty

    dain·ty || deɪntɪ adj. tasty, delicious; delicate, exquisite; finicky, fussy n. delicacy, something pleasing to the eye or the palate

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  33. Dainty

    This interesting name, found chiefly in Lancashire, is of Old French origin, introduced into England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. The surname derives from the Old French term deintiet , from the Latin dignitas , dignitatis , worth, value, a

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  34. dainty

    dain·ty

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  35. dainty

    dain•ty [[t]ˈdeɪn ti[/t]] adj. ti•er, ti•est, 1) of delicate beauty or form 2) pleasing to the taste dainty pastries[/ex] 3) particular; fastidious: a dainty eater[/ex] 4) overly particular; finicky 5) something delicious to the taste; delicacy •

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«Dainty» в словосочетаниях:

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  5. Dainty Green Tree Frog
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  7. Dainty Damselfly
  8. dainty blue eye
  9. Billy Dainty
  10. prick me dainty
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  13. Herbert Dainty
  14. Dainty Fat Mouse
  15. Boettger s Dainty Frog
  16. Karoo Dainty Frog
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  18. Dainty Doll
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