Meaning of delicatesse in English:

delicatesse

Pronunciation /ˌdɛlɪkəˈtɛs/

See synonyms for delicatesse

noun

  • The quality of being delicate; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 16th century. Apparently from French délicatesse quality of being delicate (although this is first attested later: 1548), scrupulousness from délicat + -esse, probably after Italian delicatezza.