Synonyms for (noun) dainty

Synonyms: delicacy, dainty, goody, treat, kickshaw

Definition: something considered choice to eat

Similar words: victuals, aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance

Definition: a source of materials to nourish the body

Synonyms for (adjective) dainty

Synonyms: dainty, exquisite

Definition: delicately beautiful

Usage: a dainty teacup; an exquisite cameo

Similar words: delicate

Definition: exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury

Usage: a delicate violin passage; delicate china; a delicate flavor; the delicate wing of a butterfly


Synonyms: prissy, dainty, squeamish, overnice, nice

Definition: excessively fastidious and easily disgusted

Usage: too nice about his food to take to camp cooking; so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

Similar words: fastidious

Definition: giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness

Usage: a fastidious and incisive intellect; fastidious about personal cleanliness


Synonyms: dainty, niminy-piminy, mincing, prim, twee

Definition: affectedly dainty or refined

Similar words: refined

Definition: (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel

Usage: she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship; refined people with refined taste


Synonyms: dainty

Definition: especially pleasing to the taste

Usage: a dainty dish to set before a kind;

Similar words: tasty

Definition: pleasing to the sense of taste

Usage: a tasty morsel