What does riant mean?

Definitions for riant
ˈraɪ ənt, ˈri-; Fr. ryɑ̃ri·ant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. laughing(a), riantadjective

    showing or feeling mirth or pleasure or happiness

    "laughing children"


  1. riantadjective

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

  2. riantadjective

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


  1. riant

    Riant is an adjective of French origin used to describe someone who is showing or feeling mirth, merriment or amusement; someone who is laughing or smiling joyfully. It generally refers to happy laughter or a facial expression of joy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Riantadjective

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

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Riant

    rī′ant, adj. laughing: gay.—n. Rī′ancy. [Fr.,—L. ridens, pr.p. of ridēre, to laugh.]

Anagrams for riant »

  1. train

  2. tarin

  3. tairn

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of riant in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of riant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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