English → English - delicate

adj. fragile, easily broken; sensitive
adj. delicate, fine, dainty, flimsy, tender, fragile, tricky; sensitive, tactful, fastidious, awkward, elfin, frothy, gingerly; lovely, nice, loving; pernickety, prickly, squeamish, ticklish, touchy, considerate
adj. delicate, gentle, fine, maidenly, dainty; tender, soft; subtle; sensitive, sore, touchy

English → Spanish - delicate

adj. delicado, frágil, que se estropea fácilmente, quebrantable; fino, sutil; quisquilloso, susceptible; diplomático; adamado, afiligranado, exquisito, grácil

English → French - delicate

adj. délicat, sensible

English → German - delicate

adj. zierlich; sensibel

English → Indonesian - delicate

a. halus, tipis, menyolok: tdk menyolok, menyolok mata: tdk menyolok mata, sulit, tersinggung: mudah tersinggung, peka, tajam, lembut hati, lembut, lemah, lezat

English → Italian - delicate

agg. delicato, fine; fragile; gracile; piacevole; tenue, leggero; acuto, sensibile; difficile, che richiede tatto; scelto, raffinato

English → Polish - delicate

a. delikatny, misterny, subtelny, wrażliwy, czuły, drażliwy, cienki, filigranowy, koronkowy

English → Portuguese - delicate

adj. delicado; sensível

English → Romanian - delicate

a. delicat, fin, gingaş, rafinat, fraged, frumos, jenant, sensibil, subtil, subţire, plăpând, slăbuţ, bolnăvicios, debil, atenuat, discret, ales, atent, becisnic, beteag, critic, delicios, dificil, firav, spinos, şubred

English → Russian - delicate

прил. утонченный, изысканный, тонкий; слабый (о здоровье), болезненный, блеклый; нежный, деликатный, чувствительный, щекотливый; учтивый, вежливый,; вкусный, легкий (о пище); затруднительный

English → Turkish - delicate

s. nazik, narin, ince, düşünceli, duyarlı; hassas, güvenli, ince (iş), ; lezzetli, nazlı,

English → Ukrainian - delicate

n. делікатес
a. витончений, вишуканий, елегантний, смак: зроблений із смаком, тендітний, слабкий, ніжний, м'який, делікатний, зграбний, никлий, пестивий, чулий

English → Dutch - delicate

bn. teer; gevoelig

English → Greek - delicate

επίθ. λεπτός, αβρός, ευαίσθητος, φίνος, απαλός, ευπαθής, ντελικάτος

English → Arabic - delicate

‏شهي، رقيق، مرهف، ضعيف، ناعم، دقيق، ذو كياسة، بالغ الرقة، لطيف‏

English → Chinese - delicate

(形) 细致优雅的, 美味的, 微妙的

English → Chinese - delicate

(形) 細緻優雅的, 美味的, 微妙的

English → Hindi - delicate

a. भद्र, मख़मली

English → Japanese - delicate

(形) 優美な; 繊細な; 壊れやすい; 微妙な; ひ弱な

English → Korean - delicate

형. 부서지기 쉬운, 가냘픈; 민감한, 세심한, 섬세한

English → Vietnamese - delicate

a. nhẹ nhàng, kéo léo, tinh xảo, tinh vi, khó khăn, khó xử, khó nghỉ, sức khỏe kém, tai thính, ốm yếu, vấn đề khó khăn

Definition of delicate

1. Easily damaged or requiring careful handling.
Those clothes are made from delicate lace.
The negotiations were very delicate.
2. Characterized by a fine structure or thin lines.
Her face was delicate.
The spider wove a delicate web.
There was a delicate pattern of frost on the window.
3. Intended for use with fragile items.
Set the washing machine to the delicate cycle.
4. Refined; gentle; scrupulous not to trespass or offend; considerate; said of manners, conduct, or feelings.
Delicate behaviour; delicate attentions; delicate thoughtfulness
5. Of weak health; easily sick; unable to endure hardship.
A delicate child; delicate health
6. Unwell, especially because of having drunk too much alcohol.
Please don't speak so loudly: I'm feeling a bit delicate this morning.
7. Addicted to pleasure; luxurious; voluptuous; alluring.
8. Pleasing to the senses; refined; adapted to please an elegant or cultivated taste.
A delicate dish; delicate flavour
9. Slight and shapely; lovely; graceful.
10. Light, or softly tinted; said of a colour.
A delicate shade of blue
11. Of exacting tastes and habits; dainty; fastidious.
12. Highly discriminating or perceptive; refinedly critical; sensitive; exquisite.
A delicate taste; a delicate ear for music
13. Affected by slight causes; showing slight changes.
A delicate thermometer
14. A delicate item of clothing, especially underwear or lingerie.
Don't put that in with your jeans: it's a delicate!
15. A choice dainty; a delicacy.
With abstinence all delicates he sees. — Dryden.
16. A delicate, luxurious, or effeminate person.
All the vessels, then, which our delicates have, — those I mean that would seem to be more fine in their houses than their neighbours, — are only of the Corinth metal. — Holland.
© Wordnet 3.1 & Wiktionary - Combined dictionary for best results.

© dictionarist.com