quaint

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Pleasingly unusual; especially, having old-fashioned charm
Of a person: cunning, crafty
Overly discriminating or needlessly meticulous; fastidious; prim

euerie word did tremble as she spake, / And euerie looke was coy, and wondrous quaint .

Cleverly made; artfully contrived
Strange or odd; unusual
{a} nice, pretty, subtle, artful, exact, odd
Having old-fashioned charm
{s} strange, unusual, odd; having charming old-fashioned qualities, strangely charming
strange in an interesting or pleasing way; "quaint dialect words"; "quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities"
Characterized by ingenuity or art; finely fashioned; skillfully wrought; elegant; graceful; nice; neat
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 quaintsense of humor
Prudent; wise; hence, crafty; artful; wily
Highly incongruous, inappropriate, or illogical; naive, unreasonable -- usually used ironically
strange in an interesting or pleasing way; "quaint dialect words"; "quaint streets of New Orleans, that most foreign of American cities" 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 quaintsense of humor
Overly discriminating or needlessly meticulous; fastidious
Strange or odd in an interesting, pleasing, or amusing way
curiously beautiful
attractively old-fashioned (but not necessarily authentic); "houses with quaint thatched roofs"; "a vaulted roof supporting old-time chimney pots"
Something that is quaint is attractive because it is unusual and rather old-fashioned. a small, quaint town with narrow streets and traditional half-timbered houses + quaintly quaint·ly This may seem a quaintly old-fashioned idea. + quaintness quaint·ness the quaintness of the rural north. unusual and attractive, especially in an old-fashioned way (cointe , from cognitus )
Characterized by cleverness or ingenuity; skillfully wrought or artfully contrived
Curious and fanciful; affected; odd; whimsical; antique; archaic; singular; unusual; as, quaint architecture; a quaint expression
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quaintly
In a quaint manner; oddly; strangely
quaintly
{a} nicely, prettily, artfully, exactly
quaintness
{n} a petty elegance, nicety, subtility
quaintly
In a quaint manner
quaintly
in a strange but not unpleasant manner; "the old lady expressed herself somewhat quaintly"
quaintly
in a quaint old-fashioned manner; "the room was quaintly furnished"
quaintly
in a quaint old-fashioned manner; "the room was quaintly furnished" in a strange but not unpleasant manner; "the old lady expressed herself somewhat quaintly
quaintly
in a strange but not unpleasant manner; "the old lady expressed herself somewhat quaintly
quaintly
strangely, oddly, unusually
quaintness
the quality of being quaint and old-fashioned; "she liked the old cottage; its quaintness was appealing
quaintness
strangeness as a consequence of being old fashioned; "some words in her dialect had a charming quaintness"
quaintness
the quality of being quaint and old-fashioned; "she liked the old cottage; its quaintness was appealing"
quaintness
strangeness as a consequence of being old fashioned; "some words in her dialect had a charming quaintness" the quality of being quaint and old-fashioned; "she liked the old cottage; its quaintness was appealing
quaintness
The quality of being quaint
quaintness
{i} strangeness, oddness, unusualness; charming old-fashioned quality
quaint
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