Definitions For Delicate


  • Exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury


  • Easily broken or damaged or destroyed
  • Difficult to handle; requiring great tact
  • Developed with extreme delicacy and subtlety
  • Of an instrument or device; capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely
  • Marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique
  • Easily hurt

Is Delicate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Delicate is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Delicate in a Sentence

  • He has a delicate stomach and often gets sick when traveling.
  • The fabric has a delicate floral print.
  • We hung delicate lace curtains in the windows.

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Antonyms for Delicate

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