adjective daintier, daintiest
1 Delicately small and pretty.
1.1 (of a person) delicate and graceful in build or movement.
1.2 (of food) particularly good to eat and served in a small portion.
2 Fastidious, especially concerning food.
noun dainties
Something good to eat; a delicacy.

Middle English (as noun): from Old French daintie, deintie ‘choice morsel, pleasure’, from Latin dignitas ‘worthiness or beauty’, from dignus ‘worthy’.


Doreen, daintiest damsel
Killed her prize pig
So she could ham, sell.
A small silly, not big.


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