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Definition of QUAINT
Pronunciation : QUAINT

Adjective : QUAINT

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) strange in an interesting or pleasing way; "quaint dialect words"; "quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities" ;

  • 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic); "houses with quaint thatched roofs"; "a vaulted roof supporting old-time chimney pots" ;


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