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Definition of "daintily" [dain•ti•ly]

  • In a dainty manner, delicately. (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "daintily" in a sentence
  • "Which is how I came to hear the familiar "StreetWise" call daintily belted out by an otherwise quiet, diminutive Hispanic woman on my daily morning walk."
  • "The owner must purposely season everything daintily, which is why he includes packets of s&p but why?!"
  • "He says that military power in Afghanistan and Iraq has been used "daintily" and if that's the best the US can do, the taxpayers have been swindled."