1. of delicate beauty; exquisite: a dainty lace handkerchief.
2. pleasing to the taste and, often, temptingly served or delicate; delicious: dainty pastries.
3. of delicate discrimination or taste; particular; fastidious: a dainty eater.
4. overly particular; finicky.
–noun 5. something delicious to the taste; a delicacy.
-small or fragile and attractive
Example: a dainty little girl
'The dainty girl refused to walk near the mud.'