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mincing

min·cing

mincing

 
pronunciation:
mIn sIng
part of speech: adjective
definition: dainty or elegant in an affected way.
synonyms:
affected, effete, mannered, precious
similar words:
cute, cutesy, dainty, dandified, dandyish, fastidious, genteel, prim, squeamish, studied
derivation: mincingly (adv.)