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Daemon
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mincing

(adjective) Affectedly dainty or refined.

Synonyms: dainty, niminy-piminy, prim, twee

Usage: And the prince, imagining that he was mimicking his wife, made a mincing curtsey at each word.
Ashwin Vemuri
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mincing

(adjective) Affectedly dainty or refined.

Synonyms: dainty, niminy-piminy, prim, twee

Usage: And the prince, imagining that he was mimicking his wife, made a mincing curtsey at each word.
Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 7:37:59 AM

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Mincing:

Adjective:
(Of a man) affectedly dainty in manner or gait; effeminate.
"I don't have to go through the rest of my life with that mincing voice of yours"


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lazarius
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Daemon wrote:
Usage: And the prince, imagining that he was mimicking his wife, made a mincing curtsey at each word.

I can imagine mincing steps but a mincing curtsey requires a far more elastic imagination.



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Wilmar (USA) 1M
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(adjective) Affectedly dainty or refined.
Synonyms: dainty, niminy-piminy, prim, twee
Usage: And the prince, imagining that he was mimicking his wife, made a mincing curtsey at each word.
Emel Rapchan
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monamagda
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Ajike Omooba
Posted: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:05:57 PM

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Affectedly dainty or refined.
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