quaint

Part of speech: adverb

Quaintly.

Part of speech: noun

Quaintness.

Part of speech: adjective

Pleasingly odd or old fashioned.

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Usage examples "quaint":

  1. We'll stop in Charleston, see the quaint old town, go on to Savannah, stop a day or so, and then sail for New York. - "The Desired Woman", Will N. Harben.
  2. He actually did so, standing at Edwin's desk and talking with his friends in his usual quaint manner. - "The Children of the World", Paul Heyse.
  3. This stood on the highest part of the field; and as the men knelt near it, and the quaint figures of the corn- planters went and came, the scene gave a curious suggestion of foreign life. - "A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches", Sarah Orne Jewett.