Definition for MINCE

MINCE, v.i.

  1. To walk with short steps; to walk with affected nicety; to affect delicacy in manner. I'll turn two mincing steps / Into a manly stride. – Sheik. Because the daughters of Zion are haughty-walking and mincing as they go. – Is. iii.
  2. To speak softly; or with affected nicety. – Dryden.

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