- noun1 rare and expensive type of foodADJECTIVE▪ great▪ exotic, rare▪ expensive▪ local▪
Have you tried any of the local delicacies?VERB + DELICACY▪ be considered▪
The eggs of this bird are considered a great delicacy.▪ sample, try2 care and sensitivity/requiring care and sensitivityADJECTIVE▪ extreme, great, utmost▪
He handled the situation with extreme delicacy.PREPOSITION▪ with delicacy▪
These objects are very old and should be treated with great delicacy.PHRASES▪ a matter of (some) delicacy3 lightness and gentlenessADJECTIVE▪ exquisite▪
the exquisite delicacy of the embroidery
Collocations dictionary. 2013.