(countable and uncountable, plural daintinesses)
- The characteristic of being dainty.
- A dainty behaviour or gesture.
dainty + -ness
Variant of dainty
a choice food; delicacy
Origin of daintyMiddle English deinte, excellent, fine, origin, originally , feeling of esteem ; from Anglo-French deinté ; from Old French deinté ; from Classical Latin dignitas, worth, dignity