Delicate - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Delicate.

AIRY
DAINTY
FLOWERLIKE
FRAIL
LACY
SOFT
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AIRY
  1. characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"
  2. having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air; "airy gauze curtains"
  3. not practical or realizable; speculative; "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich"
  4. open to or abounding in fresh air; "airy rooms"
DAINTY
  1. delicately beautiful; "a dainty teacup"; "an exquisite cameo"
  2. excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"
  3. affectedly dainty or refined
  4. especially pleasing to the taste; "a dainty dish to set before a kind";
  5. something considered choice to eat
FLOWERLIKE
FRAIL
  1. a basket for holding dried fruit (especially raisins or figs)
  2. wanting in moral strength, courage, or will; having the attributes of man as opposed to e.g. divine beings; "I'm only a fallible human"; "frail humanity"
  3. the weight of a frail (basket) full of raisins or figs; between 50 and 75 pounds
  4. physically weak; "an invalid's frail body"
  5. easily broken or damaged or destroyed;
LACY
  1. made of or resembling lace; "a lacy gown"; "a lacy leaf"
  2. having open interstices or resembling a web
SOFT
  1. used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the piano passages in the composition"
  2. not protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons); "soft targets"
  3. soft and mild; not harsh or stern or severe; "a gentle reprimand"; "a vein of gentle irony"; "poked gentle fun at him"
  4. in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard)
  5. tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "too soft on the children"; "they are soft on crime"
  6. using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation; "soft data"; "the soft sciences"
  7. produced with vibration of the vocal cords; "a frequently voiced opinion"; "voiced consonants such as `b' and `g' and `z'";
  8. not brilliant or glaring; "the moon cast soft shadows"; "soft pastel colors"; "subdued lighting"
  9. easily hurt; "soft hands"; "a baby's delicate skin"
  10. mild and pleas
Clue Database Last Updated: 22/01/2019 9:00am

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