Synonyms of 'petite'
smallDictionary, little, slight
a petite young brunette
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If you describe a movement, person, or object as dainty, you mean that they are small, delicate, and pretty.
The girls were dainty and feminine.
Something that is delicate has a colour, taste, or smell which is pleasant and not strong or intense.
The colours are delicate and tasteful.
Thesaurus for petite from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you describe a woman as petite , you are politely saying that she is small and is not fat .