Dictionary Results for delicate


1. delicate - adjective

· exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury; "a delicate violin passage"; "delicate china"; "a delicate flavor"; "the delicate wing of a butterfly"

Antonym(s): rugged




2. delicate - adjective

· marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique; "a surgeon's delicate touch"




3. delicate - adjective

· easily broken or damaged or destroyed; "a kite too delicate to fly safely"; "fragile porcelain plates"; "fragile old bones"; "a frail craft"

Synonym(s): fragile, frail




4. delicate - adjective

· easily hurt; "soft hands"; "a baby's delicate skin"

Synonym(s): soft




5. delicate - adjective

· developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety; "the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense"

Synonym(s): finespun




6. delicate - adjective

· difficult to handle; requiring great tact; "delicate negotiations with the big powers"; "hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter"; "a touchy subject"

Synonym(s): ticklish, touchy




7. delicate - adjective

· of an instrument or device; capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely; "almost undetectable with even the most delicate instruments"





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