delicate englannista suomeksi
Easily damaged or requiring careful handling.
''Those clothes are made from delicate lace.''
''The negotiations were very delicate.''
''Her face was delicate.''
''The spider wove a delicate web.''
''There was a delicate pattern of frost on the window.''
''Set the washing machine to the delicate cycle.''
Refined; gentle; scrupulous not to trespass or offend; considerate; said of manners, conduct, or feelings.
''delicate behaviour; delicate attentions; delicate thoughtfulness''
''a delicate child; delicate health''
''Please don't speak so loudly: I'm feeling a bit delicate this morning.''
Addicted to pleasure; luxurious; voluptuous; alluring.
1360–1387, (w), ''(w)'' (C-text), passus IX, line 285:
- Þenk þat diues for hus delicat lyf to þe deuel wente.
- Haerlem is a very delicate town and hath one of the fairest churches of the Gothic design I had ever seen.
Pleasing to the senses; refined; adapted to please an elegant or cultivated taste.
''a delicate dish; delicate flavour''
Slight and shapely; lovely; graceful.
''circa'' 1603, (w), ''(w)'', act II, scene iii, lines 18 and 20–21:
- Cassio|Cassio: She’s a most exquisite lady.…Indeed, she’s a most fresh and delicate creature.
Light, or softly tinted; said of a colour.
''a delicate shade of blue''
Of exacting tastes and habits; dainty; fastidious.
Highly discriminating or perceptive; refinedly critical; sensitive; exquisite.
''a delicate taste; a delicate ear for music''
Affected by slight causes; showing slight changes.
''a delicate thermometer''
''Don't put that in with your jeans: it's a delicate!''
(it-adj form of)