What does the word quaint mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Quaintness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Quaintly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pleasingly odd or old fashioned.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Sarah Orne Jewett