As a verb mincing
As an adjective mincing
is affectedly dainty.
As a noun mincing
is the act by which something is minced.
As an adverb mincingly is
in a mincing way; affectedly, with excessive delicacy.
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*:"Is there nothing to eat in the house?" he asked, insolently, as if to a servant. In certain stages of his intoxication he affected the clipped, mincing speech of the towns. Mrs. Morel hated him most in this condition.
The act by which something is minced.
* 1931 , The Journal of Biological Chemistry (volume 90, page 689)
- After three or four mincings with a coarse blade the product was passed two or three times through a fine blade.
In a mincing way; affectedly, with excessive delicacy.