Definitions for riantˈraɪ ənt, ˈri-; Fr. ryɑ̃

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  1. laughing(a), riant(adj)

    showing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness

    "laughing children"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. riant(Adjective)

    When said of a person or a person's manner: mirthful, cheerful, smiling, light-hearted.

  2. riant(Adjective)

    When said of place, landscape or view: having a pleasant appearance, looking bright or cheerful.

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  1. Riant(adj)

    laughing; laughable; exciting gayety; gay; merry; delightful to the view, as a landscape

  2. Origin: [F. riant, p. pr. of rire to laugh, L. ridere.]


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