Definition of over-delicately in US English:

over-delicately

adverb

  • In an over-delicate manner.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Gaytryge (fl. c1357), Benedictine monk. From over- + delicately (although this is first attested slightly later).

Pronunciation

over-delicately

/ˌəʊvəˈdɛlɪkətli/