He clumsily sipped from the dainty straw of a blasphemously non-bourbon beverage and smiled broadly as he talked to fellow bros.
When Little Snow White entered, she found everything tiny, but dainty and neat.
And all of them dwarfed the FDA's dainty definition of a muffin serving (two ounces).
Raw cut leather coats, and ruffles in all shapes and sizes provided a dainty edge.
She looked so sweet and dainty that I kissed her again and then sat down before the easel.
Such trifles were too dainty for the soldier's life—but he wore them next his heart.
Rachel had inherited something of her mother's dainty charm.
Again, Rembrandt painted himself as a giant at the feet of a dainty woman, and in every way his work showed his love for her.
Cecil is down from her dainty table, clinging to her father.
Spiced wines and cordials, fruit dried and sugared, dainty cakes and various confections.
c.1300, "excellence, elegance; a luxury," from Old French deintie (12c.) "price, value," also "delicacy, pleasure," from Latin dignitatem (nominative dignitas) "greatness, rank, worthiness, worth, beauty," from dignus "worthy" (see dignity).
c.1300, "delightful, pleasing," from dainty (n.). Meaning evolved in Middle English to "choice, excellent" (late 14c.) to "delicately pretty." Related: Daintiness.