Synonyms for daintier

Grammar : Adj
Spell : deyn-tee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈdeɪn ti

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Définition of daintier

Origin :
  • 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).
  • adj delicate, fragile, fine
  • adj finicky, particular
Example sentences :
  • But if I could earn money in no daintier fashion, I would do it.
  • Extract from : « Clare Avery » by Emily Sarah Holt
  • And she built a bower of green; Daintier was there never seen.
  • Extract from : « Aucassin and Nicolette » by Anonymous
  • A daintier, warmer, safer, little cradle no bird could desire.
  • Extract from : « Ohio Arbor Day 1913: Arbor and Bird Day Manual » by Various
  • "If I were a bear, I couldn't ask for a daintier meal," said Tom, gallantly.
  • Extract from : « Frank Merriwell's Races » by Burt L. Standish
  • Never were there daintier love passages in the midst of war.
  • Extract from : « The Third Degree » by Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
  • The musings of Deerfoot took a daintier, softer, tenderer tint.
  • Extract from : « Deerfoot in The Mountains » by Edward S. Ellis
  • Her sister, also fair, was smaller of mold and daintier of look and manner.
  • Extract from : « The Fate of Felix Brand » by Florence Finch Kelly
  • It will be another 'sky cruise,' longer and daintier and lovelier!
  • Extract from : « The Girl Aviators' Motor Butterfly » by Margaret Burnham
  • Save that they are daintier, they are much the same as Christmas dishes in other lands.
  • Extract from : « The Christmas Kalends of Provence » by Thomas A. Janvier
  • No lunch was ever daintier or more palatable; of that Elnora was perfectly sure.
  • Extract from : « A Girl Of The Limberlost » by Gene Stratton Porter

Antonyms for daintier

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