adjective, quaint·er, quaint·est.
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Origin of quaint
SYNONYMS FOR quaint
OTHER WORDS FROM quaintquaintly, adverbquaintness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for quaint
According to Adoflsson, the tradition is nothing more than good vs. evil, set in a quaint Swedish town.
Today, the quaint spectacle of a stage-managed fairy-tale celebration strikes many of us as a load of garbage.What Republicans Need Right Now Is a Good Internal Fight|James Poulos|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Swarms of police, gunfire, panic—all foreign to a city known for its quaint, Commonwealth style, still air, and orderliness.
I followed and was soon sitting at a quaint table with chairs facing the lake.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reed moved to Bhutan when Thimphu was a quaint town of 30,000.
The quaint ideas associated in mythology with the supernatural generation here referred to have been various.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
This tooth-brush in the button-hole is a very common custom, and has a most quaint effect.Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863|Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
The early English settlers of "the Dorchester back woods" brought with them many a quaint proverb and local saying.Old Plymouth Trails|Winthrop Packard
So all must be put before the eyes too full for sight in a manner (as one should call it) quaint.In the Border Country|Josephine Daskam Bacon
There is a letter of his to the 60 “Spectator,” signed Peter de Quir, which abounds with local wit and quaint humour.Calamities and Quarrels of Authors|Isaac Disraeli