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Meaning & Definition of Quaint in English

English

Quaint

/kwent/

adjective

1. Strange in an interesting or pleasing way

  • "Quaint dialect words"
  • "Quaint streets of new orleans, that most foreign of american cities"
    synonym:
  • quaint

2. Very strange or unusual

  • Odd or even incongruous in character or appearance
  • "The head terminating in the quaint duck bill which gives the animal its vernacular name"- bill beatty
  • "Came forth a quaint and fearful sight"- sir walter scott
  • "A quaint sense of humor"
    synonym:
  • quaint

3. Attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic)

  • "Houses with quaint thatched roofs"
  • "A vaulted roof supporting old-time chimney pots"
    synonym:
  • old-time
  • ,
  • quaint
  • ,
  • olde worlde