Synonyms for Dainty:

adj.

airy (adjective)
fragile.
all (adjective)
exquisite.
attractive (adjective)
pretty.
fastidious (adjective)
prim, demanding, exacting, epicurean, conscientious, correct, critical, scrupulous, finicky, punctilious, severe, perspicacious, choosy, priggish, persnickety, fastidious, picky, fussy, flawless, mincing, diligent, hypercritical, particular, proper, careful, overnice, methodical, meticulous, precise, delicate, squeamish, discriminating, prudish, discerning, literal, Qualmish, rigorous, accurate.
finicky, particular (adjective)
persnickety, mincing, choosy, fastidious, delicate, scrupulous, finical, fussy.
sensitive (adjective)
tender.
small (adjective)
petite.

n.

willowy, good, sinewy, slim, ingestion, lean, spare, slender, wiry. accept, finical. morsel, tidbit. dainty (noun)
delicate, tasteful, prissy, nice, goody, kickshaw, squeamish, treat, refined, mincing, delicacy, fastidious, exquisite, niminy-piminy, tasty, prim, overnice, twee.
food (noun)
kickshaw, delicacy, treat, goody.

Other synonyms:

supple, sinewy, balletic, finical, beautiful, willowy, lithe, neat. tidbit, graceful, wiry, precious. gentle, fluent, morsel, fluid, feline. slim. smooth, elegant, light. spare. lean, trim. adorable
cute.
delicate
airy.
enchanting
charming.
fragile
frail.
frail
fragile.
refined
fine, refined.

Usage examples for dainty

  1. Go, tell them also of those dainty things, That pilgrimage unto the Pilgrim brings. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  2. She had ordered new clothes for him; and she had a way of coming in from the kitchen and handing him some dainty or other, as if he were still a little boy. – Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf
  3. When he is at home I must hide you, for he has eaten up all my pages hitherto, and you would be a dainty morsel, my little lad. – The Red Fairy Book by Various