Definition Of dainty
delicately small and pretty.
a dainty lace handkerchief
fastidious or difficult to please, typically concerning food.
a dainty appetite
something good to eat; a delicacy.
Still lifes usually show beautiful vessels filled with wine and appetizing fruit or other dainties invitingly arranged on lovely china.
Example Of dainty
Ahmed took great delight in fixing an assortment of dainty little sandwiches to serve at this daily ritual.
Alicia was certain that if only she had been born pretty and dainty like her mother, her life would have been much easier.
Also, it's not as if there were a dainty lady around here who would scream and faint dead away at my shocking condition.
And then there's food - glorious food - tables groaning with breads, pies, fruitcakes and dainty sweets wrapped with red and green ribbon.
Apparently, some dainty fans' feelings were so very hurt.