adjective, dain·ti·er, dain·ti·est.
noun, plural dain·ties.
Origin of dainty
Examples from the Web for dainties
Two baskets filled with dainties and a demi-john came to this office.Watch Yourself Go By|Al. G. Field
But here we must pause, for we are almost cloyed with sweets and dainties.The Gastronomic Regenerator:|Alexis Soyer
Certainly Lamb never writes so richly and so delightfully as when he discourses of the dainties and delicacies of the table.
The tea-kettle was soon singing on the stove, and Dotty forgot her peculiar trials when she saw the table covered with dainties.Dotty Dimple at Her Grandmother's|Sophie May
The rabbits were drawn from the timbered ridges to nibble these first spring dainties.The Yellow Horde|Hal G. Evarts