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We found 41 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word delicate:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. delicate: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. delicate: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. delicate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. delicate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. delicate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. delicate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Delicate, delicate: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. delicate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Delicate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. delicate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. delicate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. delicate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Delicate, delicate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. delicate: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. delicate: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. delicate: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Delicate (Martha & the Muffins album), Delicate (album), Delicate (song), Delicate: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Delicate: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. delicate: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. delicate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. delicate: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. delicate: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. delicate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. delicate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. delicate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. delicate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. delicate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. delicate: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Delicate: Epicurus.com Cheese Glossary [home, info]
  2. delicate: Epicurus.com Coffee Glossary [home, info]
  3. Delicate: Epicurus.com Wine Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. delicate: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. delicate: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. delicate: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. delicate: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. delicate: Botanical Terms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Delicate: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. delicate: Glossary of Coffee Terminology [home, info]
  2. Delicate: Wine Taster's Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (delicate)

adjective:  of an instrument or device; capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely ("Almost undetectable with even the most delicate instruments")
adjective:  marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique ("A surgeon's delicate touch")
adjective:  easily hurt ("A baby's delicate skin")
adjective:  exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury ("A delicate violin passage")
adjective:  easily broken or damaged or destroyed ("A kite too delicate to fly safely")
adjective:  difficult to handle; requiring great tact ("Delicate negotiations with the big powers")
adjective:  developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety

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