Delicate

Updated: 16 July 2017

We found 15 answers for the crossword clue Delicate. We last saw this clue in The Irish Independent Simple Crossword on 21 May 2017, where the answer was 'SUBTLE'.

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Delicate crossword15 Crossword Answers

4
letters
fine
AIRY
soft
LACY
5
letters
FRAIL
6
letters
DAINTY
tender
subtle
touchy
7
letters
FRAGILE
8
letters
ticklish
finespun
9
letters
squeamish
sensitive
10
letters
FLOWERLIKE

Definitions for "Delicate"

Exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury; "a delicate violin passage"; "delicate china"; "a delicate flavor"; "the delicate wing of a butterfly"
Easily broken or damaged or destroyed; "a kite too delicate to fly safely"; "fragile porcelain plates"; "fragile old bones"; "a frail craft"
Difficult to handle; requiring great tact; "delicate negotiations with the big powers";"hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter"; "a touchy subject"
Developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety; "the satire touches with finespun ridicule every kind of human pretense"
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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