superdainty

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ dainty

Adjective[edit]

superdainty (comparative more superdainty, superlative most superdainty)

  1. (rare) Very dainty.
    • c. 1593, William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, Act II, Scene 1,[1]
      You lie, in faith, for you are call’d plain Kate,
      And bonny Kate, and sometimes Kate the curst;
      But, Kate, the prettiest Kate in Christendom,
      Kate of Kate Hall, my super-dainty Kate,
      For dainties are all Kates []