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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quaint(adj)

    strange in an interesting or pleasing way

    "quaint dialect words"; "quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities"

  2. quaint(adj)

    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. old-time, quaint, olde worlde(adj)

    attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic)

    "houses with quaint thatched roofs"; "a vaulted roof supporting old-time chimney pots"


  1. quaint(Noun)

    The vulva.

  2. quaint(Adjective)

    Of a person: cunning, crafty.

  3. quaint(Adjective)

    Cleverly made; artfully contrived.

  4. quaint(Adjective)

    Strange or odd; unusual.

  5. quaint(Adjective)

    Overly discriminating or needlessly meticulous; fastidious; prim.

  6. quaint(Adjective)

    Pleasingly unusual; especially, having old-fashioned charm.

  7. Origin: From cointe, queinte et al., cointe, from cognitus, past participle of cognosco.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quaint(adj)

    prudent; wise; hence, crafty; artful; wily

  2. Quaint(adj)

    characterized by ingenuity or art; finely fashioned; skillfully wrought; elegant; graceful; nice; neat

  3. Quaint(adj)

    curious and fanciful; affected; odd; whimsical; antique; archaic; singular; unusual; as, quaint architecture; a quaint expression

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • طريفArabic
  • løjerlig, kuriøs, ejendommeligDanish
  • pittoresk, kurios, wunderlich, malerischGerman
  • γραφικόGreek
  • curioso, pintorescoSpanish
  • remarquable, délicat, intelligence, pittoresque, incohérant, finesse, incovenant, exigeant, illogiqueFrench
  • inappropriato, pittoresco, vano, caratteristico, bizzarro, curiosoItalian
  • 기이Korean
  • schranderheid, onlogisch, slimheid, typisch, kieskeurig, merkwaardig, veeleisend, onsamenhangend, pittoresk, ongepastDutch
  • ciudatRomanian
  • старомодныйRussian
  • čudesan, staromodanSerbo-Croatian
  • sällsam, egendomlig, gammalmodig, sirlig, kuriös, pittoresk, ovanlig, gammaldags, märkvärdigSwedish
  • химернийUkrainian
  • 精巧Chinese

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