Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a dainty manner.
  • Fastidiously; delicately; with nice regard to what is pleasing, especially to the palate: as, to eat daintily.
  • Ceremoniously; with nice or weak caution; weakly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a dainty manner; nicely; scrupulously; fastidiously; deliciously; prettily.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a dainty manner, delicately.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a refined manner
  • adverb in a delicate manner

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