- laughing; smiling; cheerful.
Origin of riant
Examples from the Web for riant
Historical Examples of riant
Its spreading, riant beauty is hidden behind that little cliff.The Book of Khalid
The scene was rich and riant, the evening lovely, and the wine good.
Everything is riant, stirring, singing, in the world that I behold from my balcony.The Joy of Captain Ribot
Armando Palacio Valds
Contrary, kon′tra-ri, adj. opposite: contradictory—Contra′riant (rare).
Here in the riant and overflowing opulence of July, time without love's companionship was time wasted.Rose of Dutcher's Coolly
- rare laughing; smiling; cheerful