daintily

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daintily (comparative more daintily, superlative most daintily)

  1. In a dainty manner, delicately.
    • 1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm, chapter 1
      At the last moment Mollie, the foolish, pretty white mare who drew Mr. Jones's trap, came mincing daintily in, chewing at a lump of sugar.