Definitions

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  • adjective comparative form of dainty: more dainty

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Examples

  • My head feels encircled by a band of iron, this despite that before leaving the Abbey, I replaced the heavy crown of my father with the far daintier diadem of gold studded with sapphires, rubies, and pearls that was made for my mother to wear at her own coronation.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • He is already cast against type: a surprising rendition of the tall, aggressive, neck-wrenching centre-forward, with his daintier skills, his aesthete's ponytail.

    England's Andy Carroll is not the first with a thirst for success | Barney Ronay

  • I have seen men enmeshed by a corset cover no prettier, no daintier, than these of yours I have seen on the line.

    CHAPTER III

  • My head feels encircled by a band of iron, this despite that before leaving the Abbey, I replaced the heavy crown of my father with the far daintier diadem of gold studded with sapphires, rubies, and pearls that was made for my mother to wear at her own coronation.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • She said `a pint` - that is, if I didn`t object to being seen with a female drinking a pint as opposed to a daintier measure.

    In praise of … the pint | Editorial

  • It taste a thousand times daintier than mine! btw: do you know how much milliliter is a cup?

    Cream Cheese-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies | Baking Bites

  • He called his new product Dairy Maid, changing the name to the "much daintier" Dairy Milk six weeks later on the advice of the daughter of the owner of a Plymouth confectionary shop, and it was a hit.

    Chocolate Wars by Deborah Cadbury – review

  • They have big, paw-like, meaty hands, even as toddlers, so different from my girl's daintier fingers.

    Oh, Boy.

  • And unlike daintier cameras, this one never feels as if it 's going to slip out of your hands.

    The Aspirational Point-and-Shoot

  • Good examples are bronze fennels, yellow or whitemulleins, tall umbels like thegreen flowered Peucedanum verticillare, thalictrums such as 'Elin' with purple-tinted young foliage or the daintier T. delaveyii with froths of mauve flowers, and our good friend Verbena bonariensis rewarding you in late summer with electric mauve clusters.

    Gardens: Planting in drifts

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