Sentence for dainty | Use dainty in a sentence

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  • Dainty innocence does, I am told. (10)
  • She was looking very dainty, very soft. (8)
  • The Countess leaned on his arm with dainty languor. (10)
  • Everything was now fresh, dainty, and smelled of flowers. (8)
  • Indeed the act of eating them is dainty and induces musing. (10)
  • She quickly gave way, and admitted a craving for dainty morsels. (10)
  • She was so perfectly the self-possessed, dainty maiden he remembered. (8)
  • And so she lay there, lovely, dainty, serene, given over to her dreams. (12)
  • Everything was dainty, fresh, sweet-smelling; everything in perfect order. (8)
  • The wine and the bread and the cream-cheeses are inside, my dainty one, are they? (10)
  • A very dainty, very pretty foot, no doubt, but the result was enough to frighten any one. (12)
  • Lennan watched them going to him, the ring-doves, very dainty, and capricious, keeping to themselves. (8)
  • For sentiment is a dainty, delicate thing, incapable of bearing much: revengeful, too, when it is outraged. (10)
  • It was her lips, dainty yet loving, and above all her grey eyes, big and dreamily alive, which made her a swan. (8)
  • Did they think that a man could hear of a thing like that about such a dainty young creature without being upset! (8)
  • The nature of the art was hinted, with the delicacy of dainty feet which have to tread in mire to get to safety. (10)
  • But, above all, the excitement of making her home as dainty as she could, with daring experiments in form and colour. (8)
  • Dainty sauces are the life, the nobility, of famous dishes; taken alone, the former would be nauseating, the latter plebeian. (10)
  • He, had he looked narrowly, might have taken the clear path: he, too, had been making dainty steps till he was surrounded by the grinning blades. (10)
  • And what has a lawyer to do with a dainty lady, who will constantly distract him with finicking civilities and speculations in unprofitable regions? (10)
  • And what has a lawyer to do with a dainty lady, who will constantly distract him with finicking civilities and speculations in unprofitable regions? (22)
  • Nothing came amiss to it, everything was fuel; fibs, evasions, the serene battalions of white lies parallel on the march with dainty rogue falsehoods. (10)
  • It came, after wettings of a couple scorning the refuge of dainty townsfolk under umbrellas, and proud of their likeness to dripping wayside wildflowers. (10)

Also see sentences for: delicacy, exquisite, fastidious, squeamish, treat.

Definition of dainty:

  • dainty, dn’ti, adj. pleasant to the palate: delicate: fastidious: (_spens._) elegant. | n. that which is dainty, a delicacy. | adj. daint (_spens._). | adv. dain’tily. | n. dain’tiness. (0)

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